Reporting to the Manager of Nutrition and Food Services, the successful candidate will work in a team based environment performing a variety of service related duties in the kitchen and/or nursing units. Duties include meal tray assembly, portioning foods, delivering meal carts, washing service ware, and basic food preparation. Duties also include delivery/retrieval of food trays, and delivering nourishment snacks. Shift rotations are subject to change.
QUALIFICATIONS: o Minimum grade 12 or equivalent. o Food Handlers Certificate required. o Institutional food service experience preferred. o Familiarity with therapeutic diets. o Knowledge of safe food handling. o Ability to perform repetitive motions and lift an average of 15 lbs. o Knowledge of proper body mechanics to meet the physical demands of the job for prolonged standing, walking, bending, and lifting. o Evidence of effective customer service, organizational, interpersonal, communication, judgment and decision-making skills. o Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. o Flexible, self-directed and able to work effectively with minimal supervision. o Must be available for all shifts including weekends, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays. o Proficient in both official languages (English & French) will be considered an asset. o Consistent and regular attendance required. o Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
We are especially interested in connecting if you... Value diversity, equity and inclusion; Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of Niagara; Identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: equity-seeking group, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Have background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care and providing extraordinary customer-service
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.