Dietary Aide, FT Day, Valley View Village

  • Cassia
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Servers

Job Description

Valley View Village, a 5-star rated senior care campus, is hiring Full-Time Dietary Aides to join our team! In this entry-level role, you will gain valuable knowledge and experience by serving our residents, employees, and family members’ meals. Meal times and good food will always be a very important part of everyone's lives! Please consider joining our team to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.  We will train you for this position!

There are Full-Time, benefit eligible positions available working varied schedules including every other weekend. Hours: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm 

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages with credit for experience
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 403(b) or 401(k) with employer match
  • Healthcare, dental, health savings, vision, life, disability, & flex spending options for Full-Time employees
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance for Full-Time Employees 
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Longevity Recognition, Paid Volunteer Time, and Mentorship Programs
  • Collaborative and Inclusive Work Culture
  • Employee Assistance Program with free confidential counseling/coaching for self and family members

Dietary Aide responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to residents, staff, and families.
  • Work within the department to provide quality and nutritious meals and service to residents.
  • Assist with food preparation and serving meals to residents.
  • Help maintain a clean and sanitary dietary department.
  • Wash dishes and clean the kitchen and dining rooms.
  • Assist residents, employees, and guests with a broad range of dietary needs.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Dietary Aide skills and requirements:

  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Read and understand procedures for work assignments, instructions, and menu requests.
  • Selected candidates are required to pass background checks.

Cassia’s Response to COVID-19:

Cassia follows the CMS requirements for Covid vaccination. Upon starting employment at our care center, you will need to provide proof of having at least one Covid vaccination. Or, you may complete an exemption application for medical or religious reasons. We are serious about your safety and health—it is our number one priority. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols (routine cleaning & disinfecting, physical distancing, and resident & employee testing) and provide staff with personal protective equipment for every shift. 

About Us:

Join our fun loving team! Here at Valley View Village, we have a work hard, play hard mentality. We believe it is important to have a strong work ethic, but it is also very important to have fun at work! You'll often hear laughter fill our halls. We value our employees and take pride in recognizing their hard work. Staff enjoy a work/life balance, food discounts, and connecting with our amazing residents. Our building is conveniently located in a park-like setting on Des Moines’ East side, near shopping centers, hospitals, medical providers and I-235.

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). Apply today to make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. Our mission is to foster fullness of life for older adults in the spirit of Christ's love. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the opportunity for employee growth, the longevity of our management team, and invite you to apply to learn more

Cassia is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer/