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REPOST 0.4 Dietary Aide (Evenings) Permanent

Requisition ID: 341361   

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg  

Site: Golden Links Lodge Personal Care Home   

Department / Unit: Food Services - Dietary Aide   

Job Stream: Clinical Support   

Union: CUPE  

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible   

FTE: 0.4   

Anticipated Shift: Evenings, Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 3.0  

Annual Base Hours: 2015  


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.


Faites progresser votre carrière dans la Région sanitaire de Winnipeg! Notre équipe offre une gamme étendue de services de soins de santé par le biais d’un réseau intégré de sites, de services et d’organismes. Nous sommes unis par un engagement commun en faveur de l’excellence et de l’équité des soins de santé.



Dietary Aide


Rotation & Hours

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Week 2: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

-10 shifts in a biweekly pay period

-3 hour shifts 16:30-19:30




Screening: Candidates will be pre-screened based on education and experience. Eligible candidates will be interviewed.


Interview: Candidates will be interviewed by the Manager of Support Services and Senior Leadership Team.


English Proficiency Test: Candidates will be submitted to an English language test (Writing, Reading, Listening, and Speaking).

The English Proficiency Test is REQUIRED and will be considered a condition of employment, which means that any eligible candidates will be required to first pass testing. The candidates that successfully pass the test will move to stage two of the interview process.  If candidate fails, will no longer be eligible to proceed with interview for position and will not be considered further in the selection process.


References: At least three (3) professional references will be required, and references will be checked prior to hiring.




Manager of Support Services and/or Director of Care or Designate and/or Senior Leadership Team



Under the direction of the Manager of Support Services, the Dietary Aide performs duties as assigned within Golden Links Lodge Dietary Department including food preparation, serving and cleaning duties. Tasks include pre-preparation of food items, salad and sandwich production, dish washing, clearing/ setting tables, sweeping and washing floors, unpacking deliveries, etc.  Ensures a safe and clean working environment is maintained.  Refrigerators, storerooms, service areas and equipment are in a clean and sanitary condition. Ensures all food safety and other requirements are maintained, including Manitoba Health Standards for Personal Care Homes

  • Works within the framework of Golden Links Lodge’s Mission, Vision and Values, and in accordance with its policies and procedures.
  • Respects Residents Rights at all times.



1) Education and Experience

  • Successful completion of Grade 10 education is required.
  • Food Handlers training certificate Level 1 or equivalent required.
  • Food service experience is preferred.


2) Other

  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend fluent English is required.
  • Able to carry out duties in a professional manner, working under minimum or no supervision, and in compliance with confidentiality of GLL and its Residents.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position (i.e. prolonged standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and bending, etc.).
  • Able to operate related equipment and maintain a clean work area.
  • Clean, neat appearance, in accordance with GLL dress code.
  • Able to accept constructive criticism and to adapt in stressful situations.
  • Interested in the elderly, and in working to uphold the concepts of teamwork in caring for the needs of the Residents.
  • Able to work to improve food service for facility Residents and staff.
  • All hires require a Criminal Record and Adult Abuse Registry check.
  • Understands and respects Residents’ rights and privacy.
  • Presents a courteous, cooperative and professional manner to both Residents and staff while performing duties.
  • Promotes a homelike atmosphere within Golden Links Lodge.




1. Food Services

  • Portions out food and beverages on meal trays according to menu; loads, delivers, and unloads meal service carts.
  • Portions out and serves food and beverages within a dining room and cafeteria operation.
  • Ensures mealtime deadlines are met.
  • Assist cooks as required.
  • Assists in preparation and execution of special event meals and catering functions.
  • Operates dispensing machines; puts away and brings out supplies as required.
  • Counts, weighs and/ or measures ingredients for assigned food preparation.
  • Makes beverages and food items such as tea, coffee and toast; assembles items such as sandwiches and salads.
  • Washes, peels and stores vegetables and fruit.
  • Assists in maintaining cost control through portion control, careful storage and usage of leftovers, etc.
  • Cleans washes and sets tables neatly.  Refills supplies as required.
  • Keeps tables clean and tidy.  Refills supplies as required.
  • Strips, racks and washes items such as dishes, bins and utensils; operates dishwashing machines; stacks/ stores dishes, utensils.
  • Receives deliveries, checking invoice against items received.  Advises supervisor of any damaged, short, or incorrect items.
  • Responsible that all foods, including deliveries, are stored appropriately as soon as possible.
  • Works to minimize spoilage and waste.
  • Unpacks supplies when delivered, organizes storeroom/ refrigerators using the “first in – first out” stock rotation procedure.


2. Nutrition Services

  • Serves Residents, staff and visitors in a courteous, friendly and helpful manner.
  • Responsible for serving the correct diet to each Resident according to the menu and Resident preferences.
  • Promotes Resident independence through appropriate set up assistance in a dignified, safe manner with provision of any assistive devises as required.
  • Reports relevant concerns or observations to Supervisor and/ or Nurse.
  • Completes tray/ cart set up.  Posts daily menu for Residents.
  • Serves water, juice and between meal nourishments to Residents.


3. Sanitation and Safety

  • Responsible for cleanliness and sanitation of work area and equipment. 
  • Ensures assigned cleaning duties are completed.
  • Able to safely operate relevant dietary equipment.
  • Works to ensure safety practices and procedures are adhered to; ensuring a safe environment.
  • Uses appropriate lifting techniques.
  • Reports equipment requiring repair or safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Follows Golden Links Lodge Policy and Procedures, not limited to, the fire plan, disaster plan, emergency paging codes, etc. 
  • Follows standards outlined in Infection Control, and WHMIS/ MSDS programs.


4. Administration

  • Performs assigned clerical duties, answer telephones.
  • Works in accordance with Golden Links Lodge policies and procedures.
  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality.  Complaint with Protection for Persons in Care legislation.
  • Assist with inventory as required.


5. Personal/ Professional Criteria

  • Conducts self in a mature, responsible, pleasant manner and displays a positive work ethic.
  • Completes work assignments efficiently and effectively.
  • Participates in orientation and training of Dietary co-workers as requested.
  • Assists others to complete tasks, as workload requires or requested. Functions as part of a

multi-disciplinary team.

  • Punctual and adheres to Golden Links Lodge dress code.
  • Maintains competency level by attending staff meetings, in-service programs or seminars as required or opportunity arises.
  • Maintains a current Food Handlers certificate.


6. Quality Program

  • Participates in department Quality Program/ Risk Management program.
  • Checks dishwashing machine temperatures daily.  Completes audits as required/ requested.
  • Contributes to improving food service for Residents and staff by bringing concerns forward, information sharing and making suggestions for improvement.



  • Required to work with a minimum of supervision after initial direction.
  • Receives directly verbally and/ or in writing (memos, email, etc). and through established work routines and schedules, policies and procedures.



  • Provides regular communication with supervisor and co-workers as it relates to daily departmental activities, projects and long-term goals of the Department.
  • Demonstrates respect for Residents, their family members/ visitors and belongings are required at all times.
  • Works as part of the Golden Links Lodge interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Le poste exige une vérification satisfaisante du casier judiciaire (y compris une vérification de l’habilitation à travailler auprès de personnes vulnérables), du registre des enfants maltraités et du registre des adultes maltraités comme conditions d’emploi. La candidate ou le candidat retenu devra assumer les frais de service engagés, s’il y a lieu. Une vérification de sécurité est jugée à jour si elle a été obtenue au plus tard six (6) mois avant le début de l’emploi.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Veuillez noter qu’il est interdit qu’un employé ou une employée ait deux postes ETP ou plus, équivalant à un taux combiné de plus de 1,0, dans toute l’entité légale de l’ORSW (Centre Deer Lodge, Hôpital Grace, Centre des sciences de la santé, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Hôpital Victoria, programmes administratifs de l’ORSW, services de santé communautaire de l’ORSW).

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

On peut demander aux candidat(e)s qui sont convoqué(e)s à une entrevue de participer à une évaluation des compétences.  

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

Toute demande d’emploi et tout CV reçus après la date de tombée ne seront pas considérés dans le concours.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

Nous serons heureux de recevoir les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être faits, à la demande, pendant le processus d’évaluation et de sélection.

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