Vancouver Coastal Health

Food Service Worker

Job Description

Job Title: Food Service Worker 
Work Site: Food Services - Various VCH locations throughout Richmond, Vancouver, Coastal 
Status:

At this time, we have CASUAL/ON-CALL positions available

 

Please note: We are always recruiting to maintain a robust pool of casual staff. This is a unionized environment/position and all vacancies are posted internally for current employees to apply.  Working more hours as a casual staff member will build your seniority hours; this will open more opportunities for you when applying for internal vacancies

 

Start date: As soon as possible 
Salary:

$21.91 per hour

SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL: Employees working the evening shift shall be paid $1.90 per hour for the entire shift worked and $2.00 per hour for each hour worked between 1am Saturday to 12 midnight Sunday.

Casual employees shall receive 13% of their straight time pay in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays

Hours:

Various (shifts may start as early as 0600 or 0630, last shifts may end as late as 2030 or 2100 or 2130) 

  

 

Come work as a Food Service Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Join the Food Services team working out of various locations throughout the lower mainland to promote a safe and respectful working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Food Service Worker with VCH you will:

  • Perform a variety of duties according to Food Safe protocols and quality and safety standards including:
    • portioning and serving meals,
    • washing and peeling vegetables and fruit,
    • preparing items such as tea, coffee and toast,
    • washing dishes and utensils.
    • portioning desserts and assembling sandwiches and salads,
    • preparing and portioning diet items in accordance with nutritional plans,
    • and measuring and combining food and beverage ingredients by methods such as grinding, blending, slicing, dicing and/or puree.
  • Check patient/resident meals/trays to ensure dietary accuracy.
  • Strip wagons/trays, wash dishes and pots, clean food wagons, kitchen equipment, fridges and storage areas and wipe down tables and counter areas; you will also sweep and damp mop floors and remove garbage.
  • Perform related clerical duties.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Successful completion of Food Safe Certificate Level 1.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

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***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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