JPF 2022-08-14 Dietary Aide

Posted on: August 22, 2022

Job Title: Dietary Aide

NOC Code: 6711


  • Transfers food into the hot food cart and prepares for meal service. Familiar with the daily posted menu and alternatives choices
  • Ensures delivery of food carts to the Unit from the kitchen and return after meals
  • Prepares and plates the food according to the nutrition care plan and the residents’ preferences
  • Completes set-up and clearing of tables for all meals
  • Makes coffee and tea. Pours juice, milk, etc. Sets out condiments which accompany the meal (e.g., ketchup, mustard, jam)
  • Serves food onto the residents’ plates
  • Ensures that the food is appropriate for the residents’ diets and food preferences.
  • Assists with the service of desserts and hot beverages
  • Heats any special food requirements, strains or thickens foods as needed for diet
  • Serves one course at a time, giving residents adequate time to eat without being rushed
  • Washes and stores all dishes appropriately after meals
  • Provides set-up service for tray delivery as per nursing orders
  • Sets up for nourishment service
  • Ensures that unit is stocked with supplies for next meal
  • More duties as assigned


  • Successfully completed or are enrolled in a Food Service Worker program at a college or registered private career college.
    • A Cook with Chef training or Culinary Management program does not have to complete the food Services worker program
    • An employee who has the post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or post-secondary degree in food and nutrition does not have to complete the food Services Worker Program
  • Multilingual an asset
  • Food handler certification is an asset
  • Must have an aptitude for working with the elderly.
  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing in English and to follow written and verbal instructions

Salary: TBD

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location (City\Town): Leamington

On Bus Route: Yes

Position Requires a Personal Vehicle: No

Contact:, 519- 326-0513