Job Opportunities

Dietary Aide


Posted on: Oct 19th 2022
Job Number: 1984
Hours per Week: Casual Part-time
Application Deadline: Nov 27th 2022

Job Summary

Provides assistance to the Cook in the preparation and service of meals to include individual preparation, assembly and serving of meals to patients, staff and other patrons as directed. Also responsible for general kitchen cleaning and stocking in addition to maintaining the dish room.
A Dietary Aide must be capable to prepare food following instructions while adhering to all safety and health standards. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful completion of a high school diploma or recognized equivalent.
  • Food Handler Training Certificate is required.
  • Completed Food Service Worker Certificate required or evidence of enrollment in the Food Service Worker Certificate program at time of application with commitment to complete within two years.
  • Knowledge of Best Practices for Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings.
  • Experience with food handling in institutional kitchens required or LTC an asset.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Proven ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written English instructions.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position (standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and use manual and electrical appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim food products).
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage stressful work environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and willingness to be flexible to meet department needs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and understanding of the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated appreciation and respect for protocol, professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Works in a safe manner and promotes health and safety in the workplace.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for patients, family and staff.

Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

  • Integrity - We adhere to the highest ethical principles
  • Compassion - We respond to our patients’ needs with empathy
  • Accountability - We are accountable to one another and to our community
  • Respect - We embrace the diversity of our patients, staff and community
  • Excellence - We support a culture of distinction
Hours of Work:  In order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7.  There is the expectation that you are available to work weekdays, weekends and all shifts (days, evenings).  Shifts are a combination of 4, 7 and 8 hours as assigned.
Wages: $21.80/hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits (10% if in HOOPP) and in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.
How to Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format with position to be considered for in the Subject Line to humanresources@smhosp.on.ca
Other:  All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination (two doses) unless provided with a medical exemption or an accomodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
As part of our mandatory screening process, the Hospital will require professional references, verification of academic training and professional accreditation along with a current vulnerable sector screening check. 
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.    Thank you for your interest.

Stevenson is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at (705) 435-3377 ext 3354.