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Southbridge Care Homes Dietary Aide in Thornbury, Ontario

Location : Errinrung , Thornbury ON

Position: Dietary Aide 

We are purpose driven. We are passionate. We are connected. We are truly out to live our best lives, as we come together to help others live theirs. Join our team today and build your career with us.

Reporting to the Director of Culinary Services/the Dietary Manager, the Dietary Aide provides support to the set up, preparation, serving and clean up associated with all meal services in the Residence/Home.

Key Responsibilities

  • To establish, extract, evaluate and document the needs of the Resident with regards to custom application development;

  • To serve meals to residents and guests in a professional and courteous manner;

  • To assist in the set up and preparation for service of various items such as beverages, salads, desserts, etc.;

  • To set and clear dining tables and deliver tray service as required;

  • To assist with cleaning of dishware, cutlery at the conclusion of each seating as required;

  • To assist with maintaining the cleanliness of kitchen and dining area as required;

  • To assist with catering, and actively participate in special occasions and theme events;

  • To assist in the orientation and training of new dietary employees;

  • To follow and comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures;

  • To comply with all provincial regulations and established department policies and procedures;

  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it;

  • To attend in-service training as required in order to better serve the needs of the residents;

  • To attend staff meetings as required to be aware of changes in Residence that have taken place;

  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;

  • To work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);

  • To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in  Code of Conduct;

  • To complete other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a Food Handler's Certificate

  • Preference will be given to individuals who have previous experience in the food service industry and working with seniors

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills

  • Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand/walk for majority of shift

  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.

  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

    What we offer


    Benefits, Match Pension, Paid Vacation, overtime, Holiday Pay, every second weekend off.

    Interested applicants should apply through this posting. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    Southbridge Care Homes welcomes those applicants with disability related needs and those whom a need for accommodation in the recruitment process. Please provide notice of your need for accommodation to the hiring manager upon scheduling of an interview.






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