Food Service Aide

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Food Service Aide

Tracking Code
19-0940 / 19-0941
Job Description

Food and Nutrition Services (Apotex) has 2 opportunities for a




25.36 Bi-weekly hours – Evenings, including every weekend


(Shifts and area of assignment may be subject to change)


SEIU Service Hourly Pay Rate: $22.4064 – $22.8804


The Food and Nutrition Services Department at Baycrest provides service to clients in the Baycrest Centre, the Apotex Jewish Home for the Aged, the Mountainview and Freeman Day Centres and the Terraces at Baycrest Retirement Home. Our vision is to provide safe, appetizing food of optimum nutritional quality to facilitate an enjoyable mealtime experience for patients, residents, staff and visitors in compliance with the Jewish laws of Kashruth.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs basic food preparation functions including portioning food accurately and in accordance with production orders
  • Maintains supplies and equipment
  • Serves clients in a courteous manner
  • Collection of dishes and clean up
  • Adheres to food handling methods according to established standards of sanitation, infection control and safety in accordance with Ministry of Health Long Term Care Standards, The Occupational Health and Safety Act and departmental policies
  • May need to lift and carry heavy objects, and to withstand long periods of walking, standing and frequent bending and twisting
  • May need to steer and manipulate large and small food wagons through congested areas


Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • High school completion or equivalent required
  • Current Food Handlers Certification in accordance with Public Health required
  • Food Service Worker Certificate by an accredited college required
  • Previous experience in a Food Services preferred
  • Previous experience working with the elderly is an asset
  • Effective customer service, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team



Posting # 19-0941 / 19-0940



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    Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




    Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.





Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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