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Food Service Worker - Nutrition & Food Services

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Date de publication: 
24 juin 2022 
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Req ID: 119329
Location: Western Zone, Roseway Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: NFS Hospital Nutrition & Food Serv RW
Type of Employment: Casual Relief   (3% FTE) x 5 position(s)
Union Status:  CUPE 

Posting Closing Date: 5-Jul-22

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Manager, Food Services or Coordinator, Food Services, the Food Service Worker is responsible for the meal preparation, service and delivery and for the sanitation and cleaning related to the provision of safe, nutritious meal service to the clients served by the facility.  The Food Service Worker exhibits sound judgment and initiative while working within the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions of the Service and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.


  • Grade XII or equivalent required 
  • Successful completion of Food Handlers Course within the past five years
  • Experience in health care food service an asset 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other staff, clients and management
  • Willingness to learn, accept direction and work effectively in a team environment following established policies and procedures
  • Exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment, initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health
  • Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position, including heavy lifting; to withstand the demands of walking and standing during shifts; to work in an environment with heat and temperature fluctuations; and to work flexible hours; traveling/working at other sites as required
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications.  Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume.  Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.  Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applicants are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

* Casual relief position 

Salary Information

$17.0904 - $17.826 hourly


Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Support bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.


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Shelburne , NS