• Dining Assistant

    Company : Name Heritage at Irene Woods
    ID 2019-13881
    Posted Date
    4 days ago(3/21/2019 1:59 PM)
  • Overview

    Heritage at Irene Woods seeks a Dining Assistant to join its team.  Heritage at Irene Woods is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings.  Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives.  Heritage at Irene Woods consists of 110 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 30 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.


    This position is responsible for assisting with food preparation, serving and cleanup.  Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations.

    Essential job responsibilities include:

    1. Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.

    2. Serves meals to residents per diet order and portion size.  All food will be served at the proper temperature.

    3. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies.  Operates all equipment, specific to duties, in a safe manner.

    4. Completes opening and closing duties as assigned. Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.

    5. Notifies supervisor if any changes in residents’ personal health is observed.

    6. Responds to resident requests and special requests, concerns or complaints and promptly notifies supervisor.

    7. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

    8. Assists with special functions as directed.

    9. Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.


    Dining Assistant

    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • 16 years of age
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to:  Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • High school diploma or GED 
    • Commercial kitchen experience
    • Knowledge of kitchen equipment
    • Previous senior care experience
    • Serv Safe or other food safety and sanitation training/certification

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Edward Rose & Sons and Ecumen are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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