Job Description

Dietary Aide

Category
Dining Services
Specific Schedule
3pm-7:30pm, various days, including weekends/holidays
Type
Regular Part-Time
Location
Healthcare Center
Min
USD $13.00/Hr.
Max
USD $14.56/Hr.

Job Summary

Friendship Village is seeking Dietary Aides for our Healthcare Center.

Starting Pay: $13 to 14.56/hr, based on experience

Schedule: 3pm-7:30pm on various days including holidays & weekends. Part-time (less than 30 hours/ week).

Summary:

  • Prepare and portion foods and beverages in accordance with written specifications and oral instructions.
  • Make up meal trays for residents in accordance with the daily menu, modified diet menu and individual resident's diet card instructions.
  • Learn and use safe food handling practices and sanitary methods to protect the health of residents and employees of Friendship Village.
  • Maintain dining areas in a safe and sanitary condition at all times.
  • Take and maintain food temperatures according to Dining Services policies in hot/cold holding during meal service.
  • Setup of meal trays using safe and proper techniques for buffet and clean-up duties as indicated by dietary guidelines.

Education & Experience

  • Experience as a diet aide preferred.
  • Some knowledge of nutritional sciences preferred.
  • Must acquire a food handler's certification from the local Health Department within 30 days of hire.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Stand and walk for most of the working day.
  • Bend, stretch, reach for, lift and carry pots and pans of food.
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds and push/pull carts (approximately 50 pounds) to and from dining areas.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee Benefits

At Friendship Village, we truly value our employees. We offer part-time employees a benefits package including:

  • 403(B) Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match (must work 20 hours/wk)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Competitive Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • $250 Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Education Grant Program (must work 15 hrs/wk)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Wellness Program and Gym On-site
  • Discounted Bus Passes
  • Emergency Loan Program
  • Employee Events
  • Recognition Programs
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Trip Reduction Program
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Military Time Off

Hospitality Focus

Friendship Village fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  • We greet residents, employees, and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee, and guest needs and act accordingly.
  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
  • We embrace and value our differences.
  • We make residents, employees, and guests feel important.
  • We ask, “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  • We pay attention to details.

Our Mission

Friendship Village lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

Our Vision

To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

Our Core Values

  • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
  • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
  • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
  • We are innovative and creative leaders.
  • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

Our Reputation

Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

We hold a 4.9-star rating on Glassdoor.

glassdoor 4.9 as of 53 reviews on 12.23.2020

We have a 4.1-star rating on Indeed.

Indeed rating stars 4.1 at 52 reviews

Medicare.gov has awarded us a 5-star rating.

Medicare.gov Rating

Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

Facebook stars 5.2.19

Friendship Village is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities, by JD Power!

JD Power 2019 Award

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