DEPARTMENT: SUPPORT SERVICES
LOCATION: MEAFORD
UNION: OPSEU – SERVICE
STATUS: CASUAL
WAGE RATE: $24.909 – $25.530

Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the Support Service Worker performs a variety of functions in both the Support Service and Food Service Departments.

You will perform a variety of functions in the food service area including assembling trays, delivery and retrieval of patient’s trays, serving, stocking and setting up food items and supplies in designated pantries. You will also be responsible for cleaning and maintaining the food preparation area and performing cross-functional duties as required.

You will perform a variety of functions in the housekeeping area including various cleaning and disinfecting duties in both clinical and public areas of the facility. These include cleaning and disinfecting equipment, cleaning all clinical, public and support areas in the facility, project cleaning, distribution and collection of linens, waste and recycling materials.

Ability to perform activities requiring considerable standing, bending, reaching, pushing and transferring material is required.

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Food Safety Certification from a recognized source or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to follow written and verbal job instructions
  • Ability to work on your own or in a TEAM environment
  • Ability to follow basic arithmetic calculations
  • Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi task
  • Excellent organizational , interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to meet physical demands lifting, pushing , reaching , loading and unloading and demonstrate correct lifting and carrying techniques for items weighing up to 50lb
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Ability to work all shifts including weekends
  • Willingness and ability to complete – code white training
  • Ability to respond to all Brightshores contingency codes
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Knowledge and ability to meet Public health Standards in regards to Safe Food Handling Practices
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Occupational Health and Safety and Infection control principles
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
  • Adherence to Brightshores ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at Brightshores through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred

  • Experience working in an institutional food service environment
  • Experience working in institutional housekeeping environment

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