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Dietary Aide

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At Parkwood Seniors Community, we seek to nurture the mind, body and spirit of residents through a culture of kindness, building ‘a community for all’. We are a charitable, non-profit, organization comprised of 18 Independent Garden Homes, 78 Retirement Residential Suites with Assisted Living Services and a 96-bed Long-Term Care home. We welcome you to join us! If you want to work in a team-based environment with others who enjoy what they do and treat each other with kindness and respect, look no further. We provide all new team members with guided orientation and onboarding, and opportunities for team appreciation, individual recognition and growth and development. Indeed, kindness lives here.

Position Summary:

Parkwood Seniors Community is recruiting a dynamic, enthusiastic individual to join our team! The Dietary Aide position helps perform dietary and food service routines which ensure residents consistently have high quality, delicious food for every meal.

Reports to:

Director Food Services

Assets and Qualifications:

  • Certified Food Service Worker (or currently enrolled in the Food Service Worker Program with successful completion of the entire Program within 3 years of hire)
  • Safe Food Handling Certification required
  • Understanding of HACCP
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Fully vaccinated with 3 doses
  • Experience working with older adults living in long term care an asset


 Include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Assist cooks to complete pre-preparation, production and preparation of food items and snacks as assigned
  • Serve meals to residents
  • Set tables in dining room and clean up after meals
  • Adhere to all written policies and procedures of the Home
  • Perform all tasks with an acceptable standard of skill and sense of responsibility
  • Work safely, following the safety guidelines as posted
  • Follow WHMIS 2015, fire safety, and emergency plan procedures
  • Attend meetings, training, and in-services
  • Follow Ministry of Health guidelines for safe food handling and infection prevention and control procedures
  • Keep work area clean and tidy
  • Report any immediate or potential hazards to the department director
  • Wash pots, pans and/or dishes as assigned

Shift Information:

Day Shift Shift: 6:30-11am (early morning transportation required) Part-time, Permanent  

Ability to provide effective service in French (proficient in conversational French for activities of daily living) is considered an asset.

If you require accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process, per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, please speak with the hiring contact. Fairview Parkwood Communities will be pleased to support you.

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