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Housekeeping Aide (Part time)

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Part Time
Iler Lodge (Retirement)
Date Posted:
2023-11-13 21:51:23 UTC
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Reporting to the Housekeeping Coordinator, the Housekeeper is responsible for the cleaning and sanitization of all Resident’s apartment and common areas.

Key Outcomes:                      

  • Live our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence

  • Lend a helping hand

  • Cultivate relationships with staff, residents and families

  • Lead with H.E.A.R.T. (hear, empathize, acknowledge, respond, thank)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To clean areas according to assigned schedules using appropriate cleaning and sanitation methods and procedures

  • To clean Resident’s apartments and common areas, including furniture, kitchen and washroom fixtures, walls, ceilings, lights, vents and windows

  • To operate floor care machines and steam cleaning equipment

  • To strip, scrub, spray, and buff all carpet and non-carpet floor surfaces

  • To pick up garbage and transport to designated areas

  • To adhere to established residence policies and procedures, including safety rules and safe working practices

  • To prepare documentation as required according to residence policy

  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it

  • To attend in-service training as required in order to better serve the needs of the residents

  • To attend staff meetings as required to be aware of changes in Residence that have taken place

  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program

  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Extendicare’s Code of Conduct

  • To complete all other tasks as assigned.

Required Education, Credentials and Experience:

  • Good oral and written English communication skills

  • Ability to provide feedback on a day-to-day basis

  • Knowledge and experience with standard institutional cleaning techniques

  • Previous experience in commercial / residential/ Healthcare cleaning and laundry procedures is desirable

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job

  • Proficiency in a second language is an asset

  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).

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