Job Title: Food Service Worker – Nutrition & Food Services
Location: 150 Exhibition St, Kentville, NS
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $19.26 – $20.02 Hourly
Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
About the Opportunity
The Nutrition and Food Services, Food Service Worker works in the patient and retail food service setting. Reporting to the Manager / Food Service Supervisor, the Food Service Worker may be responsible for preparing and serving meals and supplies to patients, residents, Veteran’s, staff, families and customers. Additionally, they are responsible for cleaning and sanitizing patient trays, related equipment and workplaces. The Food Service Worker supports safe food handling procedures and provides overall service excellence. The Food Service Worker performs a number of key work activities across the site.
Key Work Activities: Percentages of time allocated in the Key Work Activities are dependent upon the site and role they fulfill. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Patient Meal Selections (Customer Service)
Product/Food Preparation/Assembly and Service
Delivery and Collection
Food Safety and Sanitation
Applicants must demonstrate in their application/resume how they meet the following criteria:
Pot Room requires the following (only for employees working in the Pot Room)
$19.26 – $20.02 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.