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Dietary Aide - Toronto, Ontario


Position:              Dietary Aide                                                 
Site:                    Lyndhurst Centre- Toronto Rehab 
Department:        Nutrition 
Reports to:          Supervisor
Salary Range:       $22.137 - $22.705 per hour (Start Rate: $22.137 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Hours:                 Various hours as required
Shifts:                 Various start times and alternate weekends as required

Status:                Casual

As an integral member of the Nutrition Department, the principal responsibilities of the DIETARY AIDE include: preparing and stocking the nutrition centre with required items for patient meals; preparing tray add-ons and meal changes; taking dirty food trucks to the basement; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.


  • At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
  • 1 month practical and related experience
  • Ability to read/understand short notes, brief forms and memos
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job: able to lift up to 5 kg, loading, and unloading food trucks; pushing heavy food trucks during pick up and delivery of meals
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Will be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations


POSTED DATE: September 30, 2019          CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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