Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference?
At Champlain Long Term Care Residence we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.
At Champlain Long Term Care Residence, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.
Since our home was established we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door is open.
A day in the role of a Dietary Aide at Champlain Long Term Care Residence
Under the direction of the Food Service Manager/Food Service Supervisor at Champlain Long Term Care Residence, Dietary Aides perform designated work and cleaning routines for the Dietary Department.
As a Dietary Aide at Champlain Long Term Care Residence you will be responsible for the preparation of the meals directed by the cook for individual residents. This is not your typical dietary aide role, because as our dietary aide you would be working toward making a difference with the rest of the organization in each and every resident's life. Other responsibilities are, but not limited to:
Participate in departmental and town hall meetings
Receives verbal/written endorsement regarding changes in resident status
Ensures open communication between staff and other team members
Encourage participation in the Home’s committees/teams
Reports observations to Food Service Manager/Supervisor relating to resident care and others (food preferences, likes & dislikes, intake)
Mentoring new staff and students
Support and promote a team approach
Ongoing delivery of customer service with staff, residents, families, and the general public
Ensuring optimal quality of life for each resident by the delivery of individualized resident care
Report faulty equipment and ensure removal from unit
Completion of documentation record of every shift (food temperature, freezer, fridge, sanitizer, dish machine, equipment checklist audit)
Required to understand the nature and meaning of quality indicators used by the Home and to understand which indicators are publicly reported. To participate in the improvement of the indicators and achieve satisfactory results.
Utilize equipment and supplies within budgetary constraints
Other duties as assigned and or indicated Job Task Inventory.
At Champlain Long Term Care Residence we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Champlain Long Term Care Residence are as follows:
Bilingual - French and English
French Speaking Preferred
Must have a Food Service Worker Certification or is currently enrolled
Or must have held a Food Service Worker (Dietary Aid) position at a different LTC home without meeting the updated qualifications set out in the Regulation, on the condition that the person has had (3) years full-time experience in the position during the (5) years immediately before being hired at the different LTC home or the equivalent part-time experience in the position during the (7) years immediately before being hired at the different LTCH home.
Or must be an Apprentice Cook, Institutional Cook, Assistant Cook or must have entered into registered training agreements in the trade of Cook, Institutional Cook or Assistant Cook and must complete the program within the specified time period of being hired
Food Handler Certification given by Public Health or a certified agency
Previous institutional dietary service experience is preferred
Ability to read, understand and follow recipe directions, diet orders and work assignments
Able to work flexible hours, such as emergency situation
Be knowledgeable of Ministry of Health, Public Health and Facility’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
Good interpersonal skills
Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, must be able to provide three supervisory references.
Champlain Long Term Care Residence recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada, 14 days before start date.
How to apply?
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references through the employment site. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment count!
Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees and candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.
This Home is a French Designated Long Term Care Residence