Dietary Aide

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care are hiring a Dietary Aide! For more information please see the details below!

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a growing and innovative, forward-thinking, not-for-profit Long-term Care Home in the Heart of Northwestern Ontario, that is working to invest in a Culturally Safe atmosphere and work-life balance for all our employees.

We are looking for like-minded future team members to apply for the Dietary Aide position we have open at Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care. Join a workforce with a strong focus on the Residents Bill of Rights, and the 7 Grandfather Teachings, which are the lead visions of our Mission and Values. Within the next few years, Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care will be moving into a NEW 160-bed Long-term Care Home facility and we invite you to grow with us.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Dietary Manager, the Dietary Aide participates in the provision of Dietary services.

Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 4J7
Application Deadline: May 28, 2024
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: S21.84 - $23.69, per existing collective agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Basic understanding of Therapeutic Diets
  • Solid understanding of portion control
  • Knowledge of H.A.C.C.P.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
  • Follows the nutritional guidelines as prescribed for the resident
  • Supports the unique needs of residents, e.g.: adaptive aides, opening containers, etc.
  • Monitoring inventory of supplies
  • Demonstrated commitment to work with seniors.
  • Respond to resident or family member concerns and ensure appropriate action is taken within decision-making authority and/or brought to the attention of the Support Services Manager.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with residents, family members, visitors, and volunteers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.
  • Receiving grocery deliveries and putting away groceries in the Storeroom, walk–in Refrigerator, and walk – in Freezer.
  • Cleaning and mopping storage room, fridge and freezer.
  • Always maintain safe environment. Perform duties according to health and safety work practices and report all injuries and hazards to the Supervisor immediately.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Successful completion and/or enrollment in a Food Service Worker Program meeting the requirements of the OLTCH Act. Requires. If enrolled, must complete the program within 3 years of the hire date.
  • Successful completion of a Food Handler Training Program by October 1, 2010, and maintenance of these qualifications required.
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • High standard of personal conduct and self-discipline, both personally and professionally.
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
  • Excellent organization, critical thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a Wiigwas Elders and Seniors team member.
  • Proof of Full COVID-19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward the application via email, or in person to Michelle Buechner.


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