Director of Dietary Services
in Caledonia, NS

Caledonia, NS
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Competition Number: ADM-2022-02

Job Posting- Competition #ADM-2022-02

North Queens Nursing Home is a 44-bed Long Term Care Facility located in Caledonia, Nova Scotia. Caledonia is a rural community of Queens County, close to Kejimkujik National Park, and in close proximity to both the South Shore and Annapolis Valley. North Queens Nursing Home considers the needs of our residents as a whole, considering their social, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. 

North Queens Nursing Home is currently accepting applications for Director of Dietary Services. This temporary position is a 0.8FTE, working 32 hours per week. The Director of Dietary Services is responsible for the overall management of the Dietary Services, including the human resources, scheduling, labor relations, budgeting and planning the menus. The Director is responsible for the nutrition assessments of the residents and implementing nutrition care plans. The Director is an active member of an inter-disciplinary care team, as well as a member of the leadership team.


  • Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Nutrition
  • Completion of a Dietetic Internship
  • Current license with Nova Scotia Dietetic Association
  • 3 years previous management experience
  • Previous experience in long term care an asset
  • A commitment to resident centred care
  • Excellent communication skills with residents, families and other team members 
  • Ability and confidence to take a leadership role
  • Competency using computers including internet, email and Microsoft office 
  • Regular attendance in current and previous employment

Rate: based on Department of Health and Wellness funding, with competitive benefits

Position posted: July 11, 2022

Application Deadline: as soon as suitable candidate is hired

Anticipated start date: as soon as a suitable candidate is available

Anticipated end date: April 2023 (maternity leave replacement)

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All Employment offers are to be contingent upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.

Please apply with resume and cover letter to: Lisa Gallant, Executive Director

Fax: 902 682 2602 E-mail: [email protected]

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