Job Description

Arbor View, 7991 W 71st Ave, Arvada, Colorado, United States of America Req #3881
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
WellAge is an established and recognized leader driving high-quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "WellAge" means "aging well," inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

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Food and Nutrition Aide - Full Time or Part Time

The Food and Nutrition Aide’s primary responsibility is to provide assistance in all food functions following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. The person in this role is entrusted to follow established policies and procedures as directed by the Dining Services Director in order to assist in food preparation, serve a well-balanced meal and maintain a clean and sanitary dining hall.


Dining Maintenance Duties:              40% time

  • Ensure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available

  • Assist in cleaning and sanitizing work areas, equipment and floors, dishes and utensils

  • Remove food trays from carts, dining rooms, etc.

  • Perform dishwashing/cleaning procedures

  • Carry out garbage and keep work areas clean, dry and free of hazardous equipment

  • Wear protective clothing and equipment when handling infectious waste and/or blood/body fluids

  • Assist/direct daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures

  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties

Dining Duties:                     30% time

  • Assist cook in preparing meals that are palatable and appetizing in accordance with established portion control procedures

  • Set up and deliver meal trays, food carts, etc., to designated areas

  • Assist in checking meal plates/trays before distribution

  • Serve food in dining room as instructed

  • Distribute and collect menus as necessary

  • Prepare and deliver snacks as instructed

               Serving Responsibilities:20% time

  • Work closely with other kitchen staff and other dietary aides

  • Provide good customer service to residents to ensure the best dining experience

  • Take orders, serve food and drinks, remove dinnerware from table in timely fashion.

  • Help with food preparation and cleaning duties

  • Help create and maintain the dining ambiance for residents

  • Transmits resident’s food orders to the kitchen, identify residents special dietary needs and requests

  • Adhere to sanitation and safety requirements in the kitchen and dining room

               Department Duties:               10% time

  • Attend and participate in facility mandatory in-service training programs as scheduled

  • Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned or that may become necessary

  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information including protected health information

  • Maintains a liaison with other department directors to adequately plan for food

Experience: None, on the job training provided; experience in the food industry preferred


  • Reports to Director of Dining Services 

  • Department-Dietary

  • Classification-Non-Exempt

COVID Vaccine or qualifying exemption required.


The above reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Wellage is an equal opportunity employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $14.77
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.69

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