Food Service Manager

/Food Service Manager

Season’s Care Dietitian Network is currently recruiting a Food Service Manager for a Long Term Care home in Hamilton, Ontario. The FSM is responsible for the overall management of the dietary department, including training, supervision, and payroll.


  • Oversee daily operational activities within the dietary department, including assisting as needed with preparation and service of all resident nutritional needs.
  • Create and manage dietary department schedule electronically to ensure effective operation of dietary department under union agreement. Resolves routine work problems and grievances
  • Process payroll for dietary department.
  • Assist in recruitment
  • Delegation of duties to staff members
  • Ensure corporate policy and procedures are followed by staff at all times.
  • Ensure department cleanliness and maintenance at all times
  • Work alongside Registered Dietitian to create and maintain a food first approach while ensuring residents are getting required nutritional support and options, as needed.
  • Develops and sustains clinical systems to ensure optimal resident care
  • Establishes and maintains an effective quality and risk management system to ensure legislative regulations and standards of department
  • To monitor the nutritional status of residents at moderate and low risk
  • Ensures effective and efficient procurement and supply control procedures within the department.
  • Familiar with MOHLTC legislation, regulation and process; Implements processes and systems to ensure compliance to all standards on an ongoing basis
  • Performs departmental duties as necessary.


  • Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Previous experience as FSM in LTC
  • Work as part of multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management
  • Experience in large quantity food preparation, financial planning and food purchasing
  • Certification as Food Service Manager/Nutrition Manager from a recognized governing body
  • Knowledgeable of nutritional needs of the residents in a LTC home with a food first approach – including therapeutic, texture modified and ethnic diets
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Ontario Food Premises Regulation, Food Safety Code of Practice and Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, relevant sections of the Long-Term Care Homes Act and regulations 2007, ORCA and OH&S Act

This is a temporary position.

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