Dining Services Attendant – Holland Gardens - Part-Time

Job No: VSL968
Location: Bradford

Dining Services Attendant 

Come join us and help make a difference in the lives of older adults! As employees at a Verve Senior Living Retirement Residence, our primary goal is to help each person, have a great day, every day! Our employees thrive on collaboration and have a passion for excellence, achieving multiple awards including the Order of Excellence in Quality, from Excellence Canada. As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it. Want to join us?


Under the direction of the Dining Room Services Supervisor, responsible for the delivery and service of meals to the residents, the cleanliness of the dietary areas and equipment in accordance with specific standards and regulations, and assigned duties related to food preparation. A friendly smile and a positive attitude are also must haves!


Grade 12 education, able to follow written and oral instructions and speak and write fluent English.  Dependable, responsible and willing to learn.  An understanding of food service and preparation with Safe Food Handling Certificate is essential.  Previous experience in a similar position in a hotel/restaurant or institutional setting will be given preference. Bar experience and smart-serve are assets too.


  •  Participates in, and contributes to, the Verve Quality Improvement (VQI) Program.
  • Serves meals in the dining room to residents and guests.
  • Sets dining room tables, and clears the dining room of dishes, utensils, etc.
  • Cleans and vacuums dining room as required.
  • Washes dishes, pots, and cleans kitchen equipment and area, as assigned according to established cleaning procedures.  Sanitizes dishwasher area after each meal.
  • Handles vouchers for meal guests. 
  • Serves snacks.
  • Portions desserts for serving in the dining room.
  • Receives and stores food supplies.
  • Provides assistance to the cook in the preparation of food and assembly of salad/sandwich plates, as assigned.
  • Maintains effective communication, both written and verbal with co-workers.  Uses the appropriate lines of communication with supervisory staff.
  • Complies with other infection control protocols as directed, e.g. outbreak management.
  • Attends appropriate in-service education opportunities within the residence.
  • Accepts and signs for deliveries if required, and ensures accurate paperwork flow.
  • Organizes resident/ guest meal service seating and billing requirements.
  • Complies with all corporate policies and procedures.
  • Completes all required mandatory training/education. 
  • Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System, Food Premises Regulations, and ORCA dietary standards.  This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills.

All offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Background Check. We thank all who apply; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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