Job title: Housekeeping/Laundry Aide (PPT) (up to 3) (SEIU 13.24)

Company: Norfolk County

Job description: Scope of Position:Under the supervision and direction of the Supervisor, Support Services and as a member of the multidisciplinary care team, to provide a clean, sanitary and safe environment ensuring Residents, staff, families and visitors are provided with quality housekeeping services. To maintain, wash, launder, alter and repair linen and personal clothing in a clean and neat condition, ensuring Residents are provided with quality laundry service and to conduct the admission / discharge and transfer process for Residents’ personal items.Position Description:

  • Undertake housekeeping tasks in Resident rooms, hallways, bathrooms, tub rooms, dining areas, storage areas, lounges, offices, lunch rooms, kitchens and service areas throughout the home
  • Undertake cleaning and sanitizing of all areas of the home on a routine basis (including floor and project cleaning), including watering of plants and flowers
  • Conduct housekeeping supply inventory control procedures, stock carts when needed, stock home areas as required
  • Clean work areas, including floors, equipment and work carts on a daily basis to keep equipment in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Use detergents, chemicals, germicides, and other cleaning supplies in a safe manner; wear personal protective equipment as instructed and use safe work practices
  • Undertake laundry procedures (gather, sort, wash, dry, inspect, fold and distribute) for both Resident personal items and home linen
  • Conduct the admission / discharge / transfer process as related to Resident belongings (labelling, safety inspections, etc.)
  • Adhere to infection control policies, procedures, protocols, routine and additional practices as required
  • Orientate new staff and student placements as required
  • Participate as a team member in providing Resident centered care and service
  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities in compliance with Health and Safety standards, guidelines and legislation, including compliance with Public Health standards and Ministry of Long-Term Care regulations and other relevant legislation
  • Participate in in-service educational opportunities
  • Maintain an awareness (at all times) of emergency procedures; participate in drills and associated educational opportunities
  • Be aware of and comply with all Corporate and home policies and procedures
  • Confidentiality is of extreme importance and must always be maintained
  • Occasionally may be directed to assist co-workers in tasks not directly related to this position
  • Perform other duties as assigned

RequirementsKnowledge and Experience:

Sessional Instructor - Department of Applied Human Sciences - Faculty of Science
  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
  • Environmental Services for Frontline Staff Course or willing to complete prior to start date in the role
  • Experience in a long term care home housekeeping setting would be considered an asset

Skills and Abilities:

  • Resident and Customer focus
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to interact with elderly Residents
  • Ability to operate telephone system, industrial cleaning equipment and operate housekeeping machinery.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Computer expertise in corporate standard software (Microsoft Office) and department specific software to data search and entry and to create and modify word processed documents
  • Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment, and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

BenefitsStatus: Permanent Part TimeEmployee Group: SEIU 1 CanadaSalary: $24.319 – $25.032 per hour (2022 rate) ($1 less per hour for probationary period)Division: Health and Social ServicesDepartment: Norview LodgeReports To: Supervisor, Support ServicesLocation: Norview Lodge, SimcoePosting Period: April 25, 2024 – May 9, 2024Follow the Workable application process and be advised Workable no longer supports Internet Explorer, you will require Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge:

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The Corporation of Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.Find out more information about Norfolk County here:Successful applicants are required to provide the Employer with a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector where required and verification of education.Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Location: Simcoe, ON

Job date: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 22:18:23 GMT