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Housekeeping Aide - Barrie

POSITION:
Housekeeping Aide
STATUS:
Unscheduled Part-Time
DEPARTMENT:
Environmental Services
DIVISION:
Long Term Care
LOCATION:
Barrie
CITY:
Barrie, ON
DATE POSTED:
Friday, Aug 01, 2014
DEADLINE TO APPLY:
Friday, Aug 22, 2014
COMPETITION NUMBER:
HSK BAR 0814
CONTACT EMAIL:
neil.brodie@leisureworld.ca
JOB SUMMARY:
Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Barrie is home to 57 residents and currently has an opening for a Permanent Part-Time (Unscheduled) Housekeeping Aide.
 
As a valued member of the team, the Housekeeping Aide demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
  • Ensures that all areas of the home are cleaned and sanitized as necessary according to procedure.
  • Ensures that all resident’s personal clothing and all other linens are washed and distributed daily according to procedure.
  • Working knowledge of department policy and procedure.
  • Able to maintain high sanitation standards.
  • Carry out duties in a positive manner.
  • Attend in-services sessions provided by employer.
  • Check that supplies are adequate in housekeeping and laundry before commencing daily routine.  Report shortage to Director of Support Services.
  • Check lint traps at beginning of each shift and regularly throughout the shift.
  • Collect and dispose of garbage in a sanitary manner.
  • Put stock away on delivery.
  • Buff floors according to schedule.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management.
  • Workers are required to follow safe work procedures; know and comply with all health and safety regulations and report and injury, illness, unsafe acts or conditions to their supervisor immediately.  For clarity, a Worker will:
  • Work in compliance with The Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations;
  • Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker’s Employer requires to be used or worn;
  • Report to his or her Employer or Supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker;
  • Report to his or her Supervisor any contravention of this Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which he or she knows.
  • Leisureworld is a 24/7 operation, flexibility to work a variety of shifts as required operationally.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • WHMIS Certificate.
  • Previous experience in Institutional Cleaning/ Laundry in a long-term care setting is desirable.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills.
EDUCATION:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge related to infection control, cleaning practices, housekeeping operations and equipment.
WE INVEST IN YOU:
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuous growth development
  • Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Neil Brodie
Environmental Service Manager
Leisureworld Barrie
130 Owen Street
Barrie, ON  L4M 3H7
Fax: (705) 726-0821
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
 
Please quote the competition number HSK BAR 0814 in the subject line of your fax or email.
 
Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.
 
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.
 
 
OUR VALUES
 
Respect    °    Commitment    °    Teamwork    °    Communication   °   Learning
Deadline to Apply: Aug 22, 2014


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