Dietary Aide
Corporation of the County of Simcoe - Orillia, ON

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We are currently hiring Dietary Aides (Part-time/Causal Call-in) at our Long Term Care Facility


The Dietary Aide is responsible for providing a variety of duties related to the service of foods and the routine cleaning of food services areas in accordance with the policies of the Home and applicable legislation. As a valued member of Long Term Care Services, demonstrate a commitment to Resident Safety by providing quality care in accordance with the organization’s mission and vision.

Serve meals to residents.
Communicate production concerns (wastage, leftovers, temperature) to Dietary Supervisor and the Cooks.
To complete nourishment assignments as per prescheduled snack menu and nourishment labels.
Follow the therapeutic diets, meal plans and serving sizes as directed by the Registered Dietitian and/or the Dietary Supervisor.
Set tables and trays.
Ensure that menus are posted and dated.
Clean and upkeep dining rooms and food service/kitchen areas.
Store food items upon delivery and replace pantry supplies as necessary
Wash and clean dishes and cookware.
Adhere to resident’s likes and dislikes list. Communicate resident changes to the Dietary Supervisor and the Registered Dietitian.
Assist with basic food preparation.
Participate in the Live to Eat program in the delivery of a quality, pleasurable meal service to the Residents.
Practice safe food handling procedures, proper hand hygiene and infection control procedures.
Assist in the orientation of new staff to the department as required.
Attend in-service education sessions, staff meetings, committee meetings, workshops etc. as directed by the Dietary Supervisor.

Is knowledgeable of his/her specific responsibilities under the LTC Act and other appropriate legislation, as well as those of staff in the department.
Acts as a member of the inter-disciplinary team within the Home.
Is knowledgeable on the use of computers, basic software and email.
Participate in Home committees as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Participates in and demonstrates an understanding of Resident Safety principles and practices into all day-to-day activities. Follows safe work practices and procedures and immediately communicates any activity or action which may constitute a risk to Resident Safety.
Comply with provincial and County occupational health and safety legislation, regulations, policies and procedures.
Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Knowledge of basic food preparation and handling principles obtained through the enrollment or completion of a Food Service Worker training program at an established college as listed in the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002 or a registered private career college in Ontario. Successful completion of the Food Service Worker training program must occur within three (3) years of being hired.
Completion of the Food Handler/Proton Training Program.
Knowledge of therapeutic diet allowances an asset.
Basic ability to follow oral and written instructions and to communicate with residents and staff.
Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening that is less than six (6) months old at time of hire.
A minimum of 6 months experience in a similar or related position preferred

Salary Range: $ 16.86-$21.06 per hour

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