Dietary Aide (Fergus NH)
About the Opportunity
Caressant Care is seeking a Dietary Aide to join our accomplished team of professionals at our 87-bed long term care home in Fergus, Ontario.
Under the direction of the Food and Nutrition Manager, you will participate in providing top notch nutritional care to our residents by carrying out food preparation and food service duties including:
- Preparing nourishments in accordance with menu plans
- Operating food preparation equipment
- Practicing principles of hygiene and safe food handling
- Assisting with food service at mealtimes
- keeping food preparation areas clean and sanitary
- Assisting in receiving and storing dietary deliveries
- Recognizing safety hazards and promoting a safe environment for residents and staff
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
- Successful completion of Food Service Worker Certificate and Food Handler Training Program (or commitment to obtain these within a specified period of time, as required under Ontario Long Term Care Homes Act).
- Team player, able to accept direction and stay on task
- Ability to read and write effectively in the English language
- Responsible and punctual
- Experience in food service is considered an asset
This is a part time position of 55 hours bi-weekly. Additional hours are available through call-in procedure. Starting rate of pay is $20.96 per hour, with terms and conditions of employment per Collective Agreement.
The successful candidate will require a current (within the last 6 months) Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening.