Hospice Care Ottawa Food service and housekeeping aid Contract in Ottawa, ON

Hospice Care Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Food service and housekeeping aid
Ottawa, ON

Food Service / Housekeeping Aid. Food Service & Facility Manager. As a member of the food service and houskeeping departments this part time role supports the…

Hospice Care Ottawa

Food Service / Housekeeping Aid

Contract to September 1, 2017 Part time

(Could lead to a permanent position)

Hospice Care Ottawa is a community based organization providing high quality end-of-life care for terminally ill people living in Ottawa. Services aim to provide clients and their loved ones with an experience in palliative and end-of-life care which is supportive and peaceful, free of pain, surrounded by caring that reflects as closely as possible to a comfortable home environment. HCO programs include community and residential hospice services. HCO relies on and values the contribution of over 1000 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. HCO is looking for people to work in a supportive integrated environment who are committed to providing the highest quality palliative care.

Title: Food Service/Houskeeping Aid

Department: Food Service & Facility

Reporting to: Food Service & Facility Manager

Job Summary:
As a member of the food service and houskeeping departments this part time role supports the food services and housekeeping team. The work is performed in two locations Cameron Avenue and at our temporary Kanata site. This is a physical position where you may spend several hours on your feet, as well as ongoing walking, crouching, and lifting. At the present time this position is a base 24 hours a week role. There can be extra hours of service as needed.

Key Tasks:
Provide direct support to the Food Service Manager with food preparation for client and patient Consumption, including but not limited to preparation, packaging, storing, monitoring expiration

Grocery shop and prepare light lunch meals for our day hospice program

Infection control and cleanliness of healthcare kitchen spaces

Dishes, cleaning appliances and kitchen equipment

Food deliveries to multiple sites

Support in healthcare level housekeeping

Experience & Education preferred:
Minimum of two years in food preparation is mandatory

Understanding of dietary restrictions, allergies etc.

Healthcare housekeeping or institutional janitorial background

Cleaning product awareness

Infection control awareness

Experience using commerical equipment (food preparation equip, commerical stoves and appliances, floor machines etc)

Safe Food Handling Certificate


Driver’s license and vehicle for delivery to multiple sites

Vulnerable Sector Service Clearance will be required

Desirable Qualities:
Experience working with volunteers

Flexible to perform adhoc duties

Friendly personality

Able to work independently and within a team

Experience in healthcare and/or palliative care would be an asset

Willingness to work occasional extra hours


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this role. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. We offer a competitive wage.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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