New Job Housekeeping/Laundry Operator - Valleyview Home In Ontario

Housekeeping/Laundry Operator - Valleyview Home

Company : City of St. Thomas
Salary : $24.80 - $25.64 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

We keep applications for this position on file for six months from the date the application was received.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of the Environmental Supervisor, participates in the provision of housekeeping and laundry services in the Home. Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the Home.
MAJOR TASKS:

Housekeeping:

Performs varied tasks to ensure the provision of the Home's housekeeping program for resident’s rooms. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning and dusting floors, walls, windows, woodwork, furnishings, light fixtures and washrooms - including fixtures.

Carbolizes beds when requested or when resident moves.

Cleans dining rooms and serveries following meals.

Participates in the inventory of resident’s clothing, labelling same and tracing lost articles.

Verbally communicates and interacts with residents, supervisors, co-workers, family members, visitors and other departments. Is pleasant, courteous, respectful and understanding in all communications and keeps resident information confidential.

Has a good knowledge of and complies with Fire and Evacuation procedures within the Home and all procedures designed to ensure the security and protection of the residents of the Home.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Laundry Operator:

Performs technical tasks to ensure washing and drying of clothing is completed properly.

Sorts dried clothing and linens for folding.

Folds linen and clothing as per instructions.

Sorts and weighs the Home and resident’s laundry for washing.

Hangs all cleaned resident clothing in proper place on clothing racks.

Participates in the inventory of resident’s clothing, labelling same and tracing lost articles.

Verbally communicates and interacts with residents, supervisors, co-workers, family members, visitors and other departments. Is pleasant, courteous, respectful and understanding in all communications and keeps resident information confidential.

Has a good knowledge of and complies with Fire and Evacuation procedures within the Home and all procedures designed to ensure the security and protection of the residents of the Home.

This position must take responsibility for personal health and safety insofar as he or she is able under The Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations. A worker must:
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Act, the regulations and City policies.
  • Must use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the City requires to be used or worn.
  • Report to his or her 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 the Act, the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which he or she knows.
This position shall not:
  • Remove or make ineffective any protective device required by regulations or by the City, without providing an adequate temporary protective device and when the need for removing or making ineffective the protective device has ceased, the protective device shall be replaced immediately.
  • Use or operate any equipment, machine, device or thing or work in a manner that may endanger himself, herself or any other worker.
  • Engage in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Remuneration: $24.80 - $25.64 per hour (2021 rate)

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Secondary School graduation diploma together with related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must be willing to place the comfort, happiness and well being of the residents of the Home above personal consideration. Experience in similar duties in a geriatric setting is an asset.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Successful completion of a police record check with vulnerable sector clearance. Satisfactory TB documentation. Full Covid Vaccination is mandatory upon hire, with supporting documentation required.

In accordance with the MLTC Minister's Directive re: LTCH COVID-19 Immunization Policy dated October 1, 2021, all staff, support workers, student placements, and volunteers must meet the applicable requirements set out in section 2 by November 15, 2021 OR from the first day the individual begins attending the home for the purposes of working, undertaking a student placement, or volunteering, if they begin attending the home to work, undertake a student placement or volunteer after the effective date of this directive (i.e. October 1, 2021). All staff, support workers, student placements, and volunteers must provide proof of the applicable full vaccination as outlined in Section 2. This does not apply with respect to an individual who provides written proof of a valid medical contraindication to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine (as described) and it must be provided by either a physician or registered nurse in the extended class (as described).

Applications for this position will be considered active for six months from the date the application was received.

Go to www.stthomas.ca – Employment, Employment Opportunities.
Go to Posting Title.

Please IMPORT and UPLOAD your COVER LETTER AND RESUME individually (i.e. pdf, word).
ENSURE YOU HAVE ATTACHED ALL DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION.
Note: You will be required to answer Qualification questions during the application process.
When your application has been successfully received through Dayforce, you will receive an email from [email protected] stating “Congratulations, your application has been successfully submitted.”


All prospective employees, volunteers and students will be required to provide an acceptable “Criminal Record Search” as a condition of employment and prior to commencing employment.
Although we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Personal information for this position is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 2001, as amended.

The City of St. Thomas is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, you must provide your accommodation needs in advance. Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Department at 519-631-1680 ext. 4146.

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