Food Services Worker - Temporary Part Time

Leamington, ON, Canada
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Food Services Worker

Department: Sun Parlor Home
Location: Leamington, Ontario
Position Type: Temporary Part Time
Opening Date: Ongoing
Closing Date: Ongoing

Who We Are:

For over 100 years the Sun Parlor Home has been offering long term care to the community of Essex County. Our Mission is “to serve our community by providing supportive resident-focused care that promotes quality of life.” As a not-for-profit municipally owned and subsidized long-term care home, with 206 beds, all of our resources are dedicated to our residents.

Leamington, Ontario, located on the north shore of Lake Erie, provides a thriving diversity of urban and rural experiences. Weather, proximity to major centres (Windsor and Detroit) and an extremely affordable cost of living add to Leamington’s charm.

In A Nutshell:

The Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens located in Leamington, ON has openings for temporary, Part-time Food Service Worker.  Under the direction of the Food & Nutrition Services Manager and Supervisor, the Food Service Worker shall assist with the preparation and serving of food to the residents and the maintenance of a clean and safe work area.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • 6 months experience in food service and an understanding of therapeutic diets
  • Completion of the Food Services Worker certificate program or Post-Secondary diploma/degree in Food/Nutrition Management or cooks/chefs who have a diploma from an established college or have attained the Red Seal Program status; as required by Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Standards and ability to ensure compliance with these standards
  • Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, the Sanitation Code and the legislation related to this work
  • Ability to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability and willingness to provide a service that enhances the dignity and respects the diversity of residents
  • Must be available to work shift work any day of the week and weekends

What We Are Offering

  • $25.28 per hour, plus 12% pay in lieu of benefits according to the collective agreement. 

Application Process:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at the Career Opportunities section of our website at by the posting deadline. Due to the volume of applicants, only selected applicants will be contacted.

The County of Essex, embraces diversity and inclusion in our workforce and workplace. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable environment for people to be themselves. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate needs under human rights legislation throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Please let us know of any accommodations through [email protected]. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. This information can be made available in alternate formats upon request.

Personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of this employment opportunity only.


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