Dietary Aide - Summer Opportunity

  • Middlesex County
  • 599 Albert St, Strathroy, ON, Canada
  • Mar 01, 2024
Temporary Hospitality

Job Description

About Strathmere Lodge: Strathmere Lodge is a not-for-profit, long-term care home that is owned by Middlesex County. Opened in 2006, this facility sits on a five-acre site on the outskirts of Strathroy. The home provides care to 160 residents in accordance with Ontario legislation and standards established and monitored by the Ministry of Long-Term Care.

Working at Strathmere Lodge: At Strathmere Lodge, you will have a chance to make an impact in your everyday work and build lasting relationships. We offer a culture that values inclusion, diversity, and employee development. We invest in our people to help them leverage their strengths to achieve their career aspirations. Come and join our team!

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Food Service Manager, Food Service Supervisor or Cook, the Dietary Aide prepares and serves food and beverages at meal times, sets and clears dining room tables and cleans dishes.

These are temporary, casual, summer positions starting April 1, 2024 until October 31, 2024. Hours of work may vary and scheduled hours each week are not guaranteed. The successful candidates must be available to work weekdays, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays, and be available on short notice for call in shifts.

  • Current Food Handler Certificate
  • General kitchen experience preferably in a long-term care setting
  • Food Service Worker Certificate is an asset
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience working with the elderly is an asset
  • Current Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening and completion of TB testing that is satisfactory to Strathmere Lodge/Middlesex County
Location: The position is located at 599 Albert Street, Strathroy, Ontario.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation: the pay rate for this position is $25.69 per hour plus 13.75% in lieu of benefits and 4% vacation pay
  • Ability to participate in the OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System) pension plan
  • Ongoing training and development
How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume by email to by 4:30 p.m. on April 30, 2024.

We welcome all interested candidates to apply. If you do not meet every qualification in the job description but your skills and experience align well with the role, we encourage you to consider applying. You may be the right candidate we are looking for with this role or other roles at Strathmere Lodge.

Accommodations: Strathmere Lodge and Middlesex County are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process. If you are contacted for an interview, please advise us of any accommodations that may be required. This information will be treated confidentially and only used for the purpose of providing an accessible recruitment experience.

Additional Information: We thank all applicants who apply, but only those applicants to be interviewed will be acknowledged. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for candidate selection purposes only.