This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Dietary Aide works in collaboration with the cook, nursing/birthing staff, and facility supervisors where appropriate, to provide food for patients in a clean, safe environment. The Dietary Aide is responsible for preparing and serving appropriate and safe food and beverage to patients.
Responsible for ensuring assigned areas and departments of the Health Facility are cleaned and maintained in accordance with regulations, policies and departmental procedures so that the Health Facility is free from contaminants and is well presented to the general public, clients and staff.
As front line staff for infection control, the incumbent ensures that the principle of food safety, infection control and cross contamination is strictly adhered to.
The successful incumbent will have a minimum of Grade 6 education and the ability to interpret Health Facility/Department policies and procedures and implement them; and the ability to use cleaning equipment safely and effectively, thus good communications skills are essential to work with other department, in addition, demonstrate willingness to take on other assigned duties as delegated by the supervisor.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.