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Job Title:
Dietary Aide

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health

Job Description


8 & 4 hour shifts; Days/Evenings/Weekends/On-call, subject to change

CUPE-1800002587 (Subsequent)

To provide and promote safety and wellbeing of clients, meeting or exceeding the customer's expectations in a service role. Under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator, this position provides a broad range of dietary activities including: ordering, receiving and stocking all food and related supplies; maintaining current inventories; food heating, assembling, preparation and merchandizing; adhering to safe food handling and sanitation practices; assessing needs; maintaining a clean, sanitized and disinfected kitchen environment; working effectively on a team; preparing food/drink trays for client group and special meetings; and other related duties as required.

This position provides care within a highly sensitive client environment, as part of a team. The candidate must possess superior skills in their ability to work with others and be in keeping with the programs mission, vision and values.

*Food Handler's training and certification is required;
*previous food preparation and/or food service experience;
*proven working knowledge of safe food handling practices and sanitation;
*demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills enabling you to effectively interact with all levels of staff and public and provide good customer service;
*proven ability to work independently and in a team environment;
*physically capable of performing the duties of the position and tasks including bending, turning, lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time;
*proven good manual dexterity;
*working knowledge of standardized recipes and portion control an asset; and
*demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area;
*knowledge in food service sanitizing work areas, equipment, dishes and utensils, an asset;
*proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;
*must be flexible in terms of availability for weekends, holidays, and for short notice call-in's.

SALARY $22.31 - $22.97 per hour


This position is open to all qualified CUPE staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364 (Bargaining Unit).

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.