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Dietary Aide, H.J. McFarland Memorial Home (Part-time)

H.J. McFarland Memorial Home is a non-profit long-term care facility located on the outskirts of Picton, Ontario in beautiful Prince Edward County. Our philosophy of care is one that recognizes the individuality of each resident and where all staff, family members and community partners are valued and respected for their contributions to resident care.

The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the temporary part-time position of Dietary Aide. Reporting to the Nutritional Supervisor, this position is responsible for a variety of routine duties related to food preparation, service, dishwashing, sanitation and safety to ensure continuous resident satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience in food service in health care, hospitality or restaurant environments
  • Knowledge related to food safety, sanitation and nutrition
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Capable of working within legislated standards and guidelines
  • Ability to exercise respect, tact, diplomacy and good judgement in all matters relating to resident care
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proof of satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening check

The current hourly rate of pay for this position is $22.28 to $23.25 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits and 4% in lieu of vacation as per the Unifor Local 8300 Collective Agreement. Please submit your application to

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer and support applicants with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process. Please email your request or call (613) 476-2148 ext. 1043.

The personal information being collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.