Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
Position: Dietary Aide
Responsible To: Support Service Manager
Organizational Background: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a new Not-For-Profit organization. Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care mission is to be a centre of excellence which delivers inclusive quality and culturally appropriate care to Elders and the citizens of Kenora and surrounding communities. Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care is a 96-bed Long-Term Care facility in Kenora, Ontario, with a “Heart” to serve our Elders and community members.
Position Summary: Reporting to the Support Services Manager, Dietary participates in the provision of Dietary services.
Overview of Duties:
Ø Basic understanding of Therapeutic Diets
Ø Solid understanding of portion control
Ø Knowledge of H.A.C.C.P.
Ø Ability to lift a minimum of 20lbs.
Ø Follows the nutritional guidelines as prescribed for the resident
Ø Supports the unique needs of residents, e.g.: adaptive aides, opening containers etc.
Ø Monitoring inventory of supplies
Ø Demonstrated commitment to work with seniors.
Ø Responds to resident or family member concerns and ensures appropriate action is taken within decision-making authority and/or brings to the attention of the Support Services Manager.
Ø Effectively communicates and interacts with residents, family members, visitors, and volunteers in a courteous and professional manner.
Ø Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.
Ø Other duties as assigned.
Ø Successful completion and/or enrollment in a Food Service Worker Program meeting the requirements of the OLTCH act. Requires. If enrolled, must complete program within 3 years of hire date.
Ø Successful completion of a Food Handler Training Program by October 1, 2010, and maintenance of this qualifications required.
Ø First Aid & CPR Certificate preferred.
Ø Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ø High standard of personal conduct and self-discipline, both personally and professionally.
Ø Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
Ø Excellent organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
Ø Ability to work independently and as a Wiigwas Elders and Seniors team member.
Ø Proof of Full COVID 19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: $20.70-$22.48 per hour
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Vision care
- 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
- Overtime pay
All staff and visitors are screened, wear masks, and have to be fully vaccinated for COVID19
- Do you hold a Food Service Worker certificate?
- Have you taken the Food Handler Certificate?
- dietary aide: 1 year (preferred)
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