Riverside Health System

Dietary/Housekeeping Attendant

Location Name Riverside Healthy Living Community Smithfield
Department Willow Creek Household
Job ID
Support Services
Multiple Shifts Available


The Homemaker works in partnership with the Household Team and Central Kitchen Team. The Homemakers responsibilities include performing the combined duties of dining services and housekeeping. As a cook the Homemaker will prepare food for household meals and snacks that are healthy and appetizing and served in a timely manner while maintaining high quality standards and portion control using standardized recipes. The Homemaker assists with serving resident/guest meals snacks and nourishments. The Homemaker plans and facilitates activities for residents/guests and the Household that involve food preparation or other activities specific to the kitchen. This individual performs housekeeping duties to maintain cleanliness and appearance of household surroundings which may include resident/guest rooms and common areas. As an employee of the Household/Central Kitchen the Homemaker is considered a versatile worker and is cross-trained in different functions of the Household within scope of licensure (if applicable) in order to meet resident/guest needs as they occur.

Riverside Healthy Living Community in Smithfield offers Long-Term Care, Rehabilitation Care, Assisted Living, and Memory Support; furthermore, it provides a warm and inviting lifestyle. The facility follows the Household model, providing the comfort of home and the experienced nursing care of nursing homes, where the residents do not have rigid schedules. The residents wake up when they want, take their medications whenever they eat their meals and at bed time, allowing them to spend their days doing a number of actives in their rooms or in the activity rooms. Family can come and go as they please, no visiting hours. We take great pride in the comprehensive nursing and rehabilitative services provided to our residents. Whether participating in our rehabilitation services or enjoying the beautifully landscaped grounds around the gazebo, our highly qualified, dedicated staff all work in harmony to meet the needs of each resident. Located in Isle of Wight County, Smithfield was first colonized in 1634, then officially established in 1752, and is still just over 10 square miles in size. There is so much history and charm packed into the small town. Smithfield offers residents a small-town atmosphere, a top-rated school system, affordable housing, a historic downtown, and a new state-of-the-art community/conference center. Smithfield is proud that its Historic District is designated as a Virginia State Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Historic Register. According to the Virginia Landmarks Register, Smithfield is perhaps the best preserved of Virginia's Colonial seaports.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience: 1 year food service experience preferred. 

Licensure/Certification: Servesafe Certification preferred. Heartsaver AED Certification preferred.


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