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Dietary Aide

Lakeridge Health
Ajax ON
Salary: $22.97 - $24.08/hr

To provide and promote safety and well-being of clients, meeting or exceeding the patient's expectations in a service role. Meal and nourishment delivery and pick up, food assembly; ware washing; cleaning and sanitizing of work area and equipment; adhering to safe food handling and sanitation practices; storing supplies through established procedures; working effectively on a team; and other related duties as required.


* Food Handler's training and certification is required;
* Previous food preparation and/or food service experience;
* Proven working knowledge of safe food handling practices and sanitation;
* Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills enabling you to effectively interact
with all levels of staff and public and provide good customer service;
* Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment;
* Physically capable of performing the duties of the position and tasks including bending, turning,
lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time;
* Proven good manual dexterity;
* Working knowledge of standardized recipes and portion control an asset;
* Knowledge in food service sanitizing work areas, equipment, dishes and utensils, an asset;
* Must be flexible in terms of availability for weekends, holidays, and for short notice call-in's;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety
programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates
in regular in-service education in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;

conditions of employment:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. Lakeridge Health team members involved in direct patient care should consider it their responsibility to provide the highest standard of care, which includes receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of vaccination during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to the Human Rights code. In the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, work restrictions may be implemented for unimmunized team members.

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Lakeridge Health

Lakeridge Health is one of Ontario's largest community hospitals, providing services across the Durham region with four hospital sites.