Dietary Helper 1, NFS Patient Food Services

Rouge Valley Health System

Job Description

Job Number: J0720-0082

Job Title: Dietary Helper 1, NFS Patient Food Services (BIR)

Department: Br NFS Patient Food Services

Job Category: Support Services

Hospital Location: Birchmount

Job Type: Temporary Part Time

Contract Duration: not to exceed one year

Number Of Positions: 1

Union: CUPE Local 5852

Hours: Afternoons, Weekends, Holidays

MIN HRLY RATE: $23.30/Hour

MAX HRLY RATE: $24.25/Hour

Date Posted: July 6, 2020

Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

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Reporting to the Manager of Patient Food Services, you will perform a variety of food service / dish room functions, patient meal tray delivery and other related tasks. Afternoons/Weekends shifts. You may be scheduled at Birchmount or General hospitals based on departmental needs.


• High School Diploma
• Proven ability to read, write and speak in English
• Physical capabilities to perform duties as outlined by the physical demands
• Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Proven ability to work independently with minimum supervision
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
• Demonstrates values consistent with SHN′s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
• Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
• Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
• Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
• Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record


• Food service experience
• Food Handler′s Certificate
• Ability to speak another language

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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