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Food Services Associate
Permanent Part Time
Food Services
All shifts
SEIU Service
Job Category:
Food and Dietietic Services
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Amazing people. By your side.

Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.

Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals:

  • Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
  • Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
  • Create an environment where the best experiences happen
  • Own our role to improve the system

Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

Job Summary

The Food Service Associate performs dietary related tasks such as food portioning, minor food preparation including sandwich making, taking meal selections with patients, tray assembly, tray delivery and soiled tray collection, ware washing, restocking pantries, general sanitation of area, etc. Performs all related sanitation duties as per established procedures and WHMIS guidelines. The Food Services Associate role models the organization’s core competencies.


• Minimum Grade 12 education
• Dietary Aide course, cooking program, HACCP training, or Proton course an asset.
• Food service work experience preferred
• Food retail experience an asset
• Demonstrates ability to read and write English and displays excellent communication skills.
• Demonstrates ability to adhere to departmental and legislated health and safety standards.
• Must be willing to work required shift.
• Safety awareness
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated problem assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department. Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source directly to the Occupational Health and Safety department. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement to the recruitment team. A recruitment representative may follow up with you for further information if necessary.

At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.