Laundry Attendant / Housekeeper – PH29

Job title: Laundry Attendant / Housekeeper – PH29
Posted on: November 8, 2019
Job Description:

Location: Extendicare Port Hope, ON
Work Type: This is a Part-Time job, to cover weekends plus one scheduled shift day during the week.
Shifts: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM

C&W Services is seeking a responsible, team oriented individual to join our housekeeping team at our Extendicare client in Port Hope, ON. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Custodial Supervisor and perform a variety of custodial duties for C&W Services. Such duties shall be in accordance with established standards, instructions, and procedures of C&W Services.

Summary Description

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, linens, etc. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.

Employment Type: Part-time
Field of Work: Labourers/Cleaners
Required skills:

Physical Tasks

Without assistance, employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10+ pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 25+ pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, for extended periods, stoop, bend, squat, push and pull, have full physical dexterity and agility, and have eye/hand coordination.

Consistently integrates the client directed philosophy in daily interactions;
Sorts soiled laundry into appropriate piles based on laundry type (linens, personal clothing);
Operates washers and dryers properly; ensures machines are loaded properly using proper washing formula and appropriate dial settings as instructed;
Sorts clean laundry into appropriate baskets or rack; counts linen needed for each area as per linen quota;
Checks laundry for tears, holes, missing buttons, etc. and repair as required or inform Supervisor if irreparable;
Empties/cleans waste receptacles – place waste in designated trash area;
Using microfibers as directed - dusts, cleans furniture, counters, shelving, walls, window/door ledges and casings, sinks, toilets and bathroom facilities. Keep floors clean in laundry room;
Follows safety, environmental and infection control practices as per facility policies;
Keeps machines clean and free of dirt and lint. Maintains a clean, orderly and safe work area;
Maintains and cooperates with facility Policies and Procedures, Fire & Emergency plan, WHMIS, Infection Control, Health & Safety and any other required by the facility.
Light Duty Cleaning:

Clean resident rooms
High and Low dusting
Clean and disinfect all surfaces
Clean closet, dresser,bedside table, bedrails, etc
Disinfect all touch points
Bathroom: Clean mirrors, vents, walls, sink, countertop, medicine cabinet, toilet, etc
Sweep and damp-mop floors and resident rooms and bathroom
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this role. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the successful candidate.

Requirements Include:

Ability to operate housekeeping and commercial laundry equipment; safe use of cleaning agents;
Experience working with vulnerable people is a plus.
Ability to read and write the English language;
Works and communicates with our client to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner;
Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Demonstrates responsible behaviour and attention to detail;
Works with minimal supervision and responds appropriately to supervision;
Demonstrates respect for client, residents and co-workers and displays behavior in accordance with organizational values and beliefs.
Candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check, including criminal history.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Disability related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

Company information

Company Name: Extendicare
City: Port Hope
Prefered method of contact: Email