Wellness Attendant and Dining Server Vancouver 2131075

Vancouver, BC

We are presently looking for Wellness Attendants and Dining Servers for our Retirement Residence in Vancouver.

Our primary goal is to help each person, have a great day, every day! Our employees thrive on collaboration and have a passion for excellence.

As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it.

Excellence places a high value on attracting and retaining exceptional individuals. We believe that the quality of our people reflects directly on the quality of our work. We offer an energetic and hands-on working culture to encourage the development and success of our employees.

What to join us?



Under the direction of the Health & Wellness Manager is responsible for performing personal assistance tasks in an efficient and cooperative manner, with due consideration for residents, ensuring adherence to the principles of choice, independence, individuality, respect, dignity and a homelike environment.


  • Graduate of a recognized LTC Aide program or equivalent experience.  Completion of medication administration module. 
  • Certified in Emergency First Aid, Level 1.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS, Food Safe.
  • Ability to maintain effective oral and written communications in English and have a positive self-projection, nurturing excellent human relations with residents, families and other team members.
  • Ability to work independently as well as taking direction.  Ability to work with minimum supervision and to evaluate and meet the residents’ service needs, demonstrating initiative and problem solving skills.
  • A people-person with a heart for seniors and a positive, outgoing disposition, a team player, flexible and versatile.


  • Performs personal assistance to promote comfort and safety for the resident in accordance with the standards of the residence.
  • Assists in observing and reporting changes in the residents’ physical and emotional condition.
  • Performs duties with an acceptable standard of skill and with a sense of responsibility.
  • Assists with other duties as necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of the residence, including assisting in the dining room or with occasional housekeeping duties.
  • Maintains effective oral and written communication and good human relations with residents, families, and staff, using appropriate lines of communication.
  • Recognizes safety hazards and assists in maintaining a safe, neat, clean environment for residents and personnel.
  • Participates in the overall activation process developed by the facility to promote the well-being of each resident (physical, spiritual, social, and emotional).
  • Aware of in-service education opportunities within the residence and seeks out those that will improve their personal level of practice to keep informed of current trends.
  • Maintains a good attendance record.
  • Participates in the residence’s ongoing Fire Prevention, Pest Control, Continuous Quality Improvement,
  • Occupational Health and Safety, and Infection Control programs as required.
  • Handles all matters in a confidential manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned with an exemplary standard of skill and sense of responsibility


Servers perform a variety of hospitality services within a restaurant setting such as take orders, provide information on daily specials, deliver orders, and ensure that every other aspect of customer service is covered. They are considered part of the overall dining experience and are expected to give more attention to customers and their services such as providing meal recommendations, wine pairing suggestions and educate customers about ingredients in dishes that they serve.


  • Able to communicate clearly in and possess a good command of verbal and written English
  • A minimum of 1 years working experience
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to understand and respond to individual needs and requirements
  • Serving it Right; Food Safe Level 1; and possess a genuine interest in food and beverage
  • Basic math/financial calculations
  • Ability to multitask under pressure whilst maintaining a positive outlook and attention to detail
  • Able to organize time effectively prioritize tasks to ensure work load is balanced and situations are dealt with immediately.
  • Clean Criminal Records Check
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (e.g. Verve Senior Living Competencies)
  • Physically able to meet the demands of the job in a fast-paced environment


  • To provide an exceptional customer dining experience.
  • Greet residents and guests as they arrive and introduce yourself (if necessary)
  • Provide information on revolving menu items and daily specials
  • Take beverage orders
  • Allow time for menu considerations, but keep a watchful eye for service calls
  • Answer questions regarding menu items and ingredients and provide information regarding dietary requirements/requests
  • Suggest appropriate wines or beverages to pair with meals
  • Stay current on items the kitchen may be running short of and suggest alternatives
  • Take orders for lunch & dinner and repeat order to ensure accuracy
  • Relay orders to the kitchen and check prepared orders for accuracy and portion size and that they are served in a time efficient manner
  • Prepare drinks according to customer instructions
  • Confirm customer satisfaction before delivering check (if required)
  • Clear table: clean and buss and reset with clean linen, china and cutlery

Adheres to all policies and procedures in accordance with the Vision and Values of our residence:

  • Provides outstanding public relations with residents, potential clients, staff, suppliers and all persons visiting the residents
  • Commits to creating a learning organization whereby honoring our Core Values helps exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean environment for residents and staff
  • Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS). This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills
  • Provides a protective oversight of residents and reports any unusual occurrences, concerns, or changes to a residents’ daily life which may affect their health and welfare
  • Performs other duties as required

We offer our employees competitive wages.

By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Please apply today!

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Granville Gardens Retirement Residence

Granville Gardens Retirement Residence

We are Located in Vancouver’s Kerrisdale neighbourhood, Granville Gardens Retirement Residence offers residents the opportunity to live in a well-appointed urban community, surrounded by homes, shopping centres, parks, libraries and community centres. Conveniently located at the junction of two main cross-town arteries, Granville Gardens Retirement Residence is central and accessible. Senior Living has really changed over the past decade, and we want to show you what Retirement Living is all about. Our primary goal is to help each person, have a great day, every day! Our employees thrive on collaboration and have a passion for excellence.  As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it. Want to join us?Please forward all resumes to gm.granville@verveseniorliving.com

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