Competition #:440-15-11-24-21     Temp Full-Time  Dietary Aide Position

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

Dept.:       Dietary/Food Services     Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: November 24, 2021     Close Date:     December 1, 2021

Reg/Temp: Temporary                        Full/Part:        Fulltime

End date undetermined (subject to change)

Union: Unifor/CAW

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 290 staff in various Departments.

Skills & Abilities Required: refer to Dietary Aide Job Description on website

  • Applicants should have some experience in food service and its delivery.
  • Experience in baking or cooking would be an asset.
  • Food handlers course an asset.
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Hours of Work

Permanent FT

Hours–  Depending Rotation (6:30am -2:30)  (7:15am-5:15) (subject to change)

(Days and Weekends)


$16.4146-$16.6933 per hour (according to experience)

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits:

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits: NA (No end date)

Gym Membership: Corp rate available from Good life

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email:  

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting