Weekend Nutritional Services Team
St. Joseph’s Hospice is a charitable organization that provides quality of life at the end of life, offering compassionate holistic care and support to individuals living with a palliative illness. Support is extended to their family members and caregivers, and to those grieving the loss of a loved one. Hospice programs and services are offered at no cost to those we support and are available irrespective of age, gender, religion, race, ethnicity or economic status.
Whether in the community, our wellness centre or our 10-suite residence, St. Joseph’s Hospice provides specialized programs and services with a person-centred approach. Individuals and families are intimately involved in creating their own plan of care which best addresses their unique needs. Our competent and committed Hospice staff and volunteers work together as a team with other community partners and service providers to provide full support and quality hospice palliative care.
St. Joseph’s Hospice is currently seeking qualified individuals to create a team of casual employees for a Weekend Nutritional Services Team. This position will work on a rotational basis with a dedicated team of volunteers to support the weekend operation of kitchen activities for the hospice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare daily resident dinner menu; keep daily record of soups prepared
Prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for residents
Prepare soup, baked items, and other snacks for family members and other visitors
Inventory supplies and grocery items for food ordering on Monday
Organize cleaning and sanitation schedule and check chemical supplies
Ensure refrigerator temperatures are recorded daily
Maintain a tidy and sanitary kitchen, dining area, and bistro
Orientate new kitchen volunteers
Residents and Families
Visit with families and residents regarding diet, food tolerances, likes and dislikes, and update daily diet sheet with information, and also to provide any special food requests
Assist in the delivery of dietary needs alongside PSWs, nursing staff, kitchen and direct support volunteers
Communicate any resident or caregiver concerns to the Nutritional Services Coordinator or other designated staff as appropriate
Other duties as assigned.
Safe Food Handling Certificate
Must be able to function with minimal supervision
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care education or commitment to obtain within 2 years of start date
Experience working with volunteers is an asset
Demonstrated relationship management skills consistent with the mission, vision and values of St. Joseph’s Hospice
Hours of Work (on a shared rotational basis):
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Relief for vacation coverage Nutrition Services Coordinator 3 days a week
St. Joseph’s Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection process, please contact Fran Doig at 519-931-3476 or email@example.com and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that considers your accessibility needs.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by Friday, May 24, 2019 to:
St. Joseph's Hospice
We sincerely thank applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.