University Health Network Nutrition Aide, Food Delivery in Toronto, Ontario

Nutrition Aide, Food Delivery - Toronto, Ontario


Position: Nutrition Aide, Food Delivery

Site: Toronto Western Hospital

Department: Nutrition Services

Reports To: Supervisor

Scale/Grade: Level 52

Wage Schedule: In accordance with collective agreement requirements).

Hours: Up to 24 hours per week. Shifts from 630-2130 and alternating weekends including stat holidays.

Status: Temporary Part-Time (Up to 1 year)

As an integral member of the Nutrition Department, the principal responsibilities of the NUTRITION AIDE, FOOD DELIVERY include: preparing and stocking the nutrition centre with required items for patient meals; preparing tray add-ons, meal changes and special tube feeding; delivering food trays and snacks to patients; collecting empty trays from patient room; taking dirty food trucks to the basement; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.


  • At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalentFood Handler’s Certificate

  • 3 months to less than 6 months practical and related experience and/or 1 month to less than 3 months on the job training

  • Ability to read/understand short notes, brief forms and memos

  • Ability to do simple mathematical calculations (e.g. adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, etc.)

  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job: able to lift up to 5 kg, loading, and unloading food trucks; pushing heavy food trucks during pick up and delivery of meals

  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards

  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task

  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy

  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies

  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand

  • May be required to work rotating shifts

  • Food service worker program an asset

  • Will be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays

  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situationsPOSTED DATE: November 21, 2016 CLOSING DATE: until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.