Dining Service Aide

Americare Senior Living Sikeston , MO 63801

Posted 2 months ago

About Americare

For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focuses, encouraging employee to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.

Why belong with our Americare team?

Every employee company wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person centered home environment for each resident truly making a difference in the lives they touch.

Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefit from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.

Health Plans

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.

Well Being

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.

Paid Time Off

The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.

Tuition Reimbursement

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.

ALF Dining Service Aide

Position Summary:

Our Dining Service Aide Assists in preparing and serving food to residents, family members, visitors and staff in the nursing home setting, assures accuracy when serving specific diets to residents. Works toward providing home like environment and person centered care from the dietary department and works with other dietary staff in keeping the dietary setting clean and sanitary as well as a safe working environment.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in preparation of food for special actives for residents, visitors and or staff.

  • Attend and serve food during in service or staff meetings if requested.

  • Wash dishes, utensils and other kitchen equipment. Keep supplies stored in safe manner.

  • Ensure work area, utensils, and equipment are maintained in a sanitary and safe manner

  • Set and clear tables for and after meals

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional kitchen as well as dining room designed for seniors and is handicap accessible. The environment which includes the use of stoves, knives, dishwashers, walk in refrigerators and coolers, trash receptacles both inside and out, as well as other job specific appliances and supplies may require job specific safety attire. Please contact department head for a list of any safety requirements included.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

As well as meet all physical requirements of the position as identified by the facility policies and procedures related to functional job analysis. These are available at each specific community.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

These positions hours can vary and will be dependent on staff coverage on any given day.


Some travel may be requested from time to time by your superiors.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/


The Successful Candidate Will

  • Minimal 18 years of age.

  • No license or certifications are required for this role.

AAP/EEO Statement

Americare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Americare does not discriminate in employment opportunities, decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law (may also be called "protected class"). In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Americare will be based upon merit, qualifications and abilities.

Americare will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Americare. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, training, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Americare Senior Living is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug free workplace.

We offer employees access to wages on demand

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Dining Service Aide

Americare Senior Living