28 days old

Dining Services Assistant | Full-Time

Joliet, IL 60432
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Enlivant is seeking a Dining Services Assistant

at Rock Run Place Assisted Living in Joliet, IL


About Us:

We believe taking care of Americas aging population is not only a moral obligation but a true honor and privilege. With over 230 communities, we are striving to be the nations most trusted senior living provider. Our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion.

We are a certified Great Place to Work and we believe in not only making an impact in our industry but also with our employees. Our Benefits Plan is designed to recognize the diverse needs of our workforce with competitive medical, dental, vision packages, and a 401k with a company match. We also offer a generous unlimited paid time off program.

Development is one of our highest priorities and we provide personalized training, both face-to-face and online, to ensure employees are prepared for their roles. Through our Learning Management System (LMS), all employees have access to state-required regulatory courses, professional development and soft skills courses, and Continuing Education courses.

We invite you to start a rewarding career and make a difference in the lives of seniors today!

Job Summary:

As the Dining Services Assistant, you will provide assistance to the Chef and Assistant Chef(s) while supporting the Dining operations for the community. You will be responsible for assisting with the initial food preparation, beverage service, and other necessary cleanups.


  • Assist in prepping meals for cooking.

  • Pour beverages per resident choice as the residents are seated in the dining room for each meal.

  • Ensure that condiment containers are clean and filled.

  • Obtain meal selection from residents and deliver meal selection to cook for service.

  • Deliver filled plates to tables.

  • Assist residents with dining needs during service.

  • Serve meals in courses, removing soiled dishes from one course before providing next.

  • Assist with prepping meals/snacks and plating food/modifying textures in the kitchen, as needed.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Experience with food service in a Server, Dietary Aide, or food prep role preferred

  • Experience in senior living, restaurant or banquet setting helpful

  • Previous experience in assisted living/memory care.

  • The ideal candidate will uphold the principles of our mission; to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities.

  • Actively express compassion for residents, staff, and guests.

  • ServSafe Food Handlers Certificate (obtain within 90 days of employment)

  • Must work a full shift, come to work on time, and work overtime as needed.

  • The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to provide quality customer service

  • Ability to take direction from the Chef

  • Able to handle preparation duties

Hourly Pay Range: $12 - $15 / Hour, Based on Experience

Enlivant is a certified Great Place to Work and our purpose is built on the safety and well-being of our people. We are proud to say that we have successfully vaccinated more than 90% of workers and residents against Covid-19. Together, We Did It!

Were also proud to be the first senior living company to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating across all our communities.

Enlivant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified individuals will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender (including gender expression and identity), nationality and origin, disability (mental or physical), sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other applicable characteristics.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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