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Nutrition Server/Dietary Aide - Somerfield Health Center

The Heritage at Brentwood
Job Description

***$1,500 Sign-On/Retention Bonus Offer for Limited Time - FULL-TIME ONLY***

Somerfield Health Center at The Heritage at Brentwood is a 5-star, 66-bed skilled nursing facility on the beautiful campus of The Heritage at Brentwood in Brentwood, TN. We offer a lifestyle of dignity, comfort, support and activity, while providing families with peace of mind. We are seeking hospitality-minded applicants to join our extraordinary team with both full- and part-time employment opportunities.

The Nutrition Server/Dietary Aide is responsible for preparing and serving therapeutic diet trays to health center senior residents in accordance with posted therapeutic diet menus. Full-time and part-time hours available, including evenings and weekends.

Essential Job Duties: Serves meals in the health center. Maintains station equipment and work area in safe and sanitary condition. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions. Previous experience in nursing home food service preferred but not required. Training available.

Ability to work in close cooperation with senior residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers. Requires empathy for the elderly.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors; must be able to stand/walk for 100% of the work day; must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. independently; must be able to push and pull tray/bus/transport carts weighing up to 50 lbs. independently; must be able to bend, stoop, reach, and balance frequently throughout the work day. May be exposed to extreme temperatures from the ovens and freezers. Must be able to see, hear, and speak. May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals, communicable diseases including the HIV and Hepatitis B virus, and offensive odors.

Comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision.

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Pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening are required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Employees are provided applicable PPE including masks, gloves, gowns & face shields. Required weekly COVID-19 testing. Temperature checks, face masks, social distancing and hand washing practices required.

Many roles in the community may require that we ask about your vaccination status. This could include MMR, chicken pox, hepatitis, flu and COVID-19 vaccine status. Please note that all employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or apply for and receive an approved exemption, as a condition of employment.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Food Service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
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