Housekeeping / Laundry Aide, TPT Summer Student

Reporting to the Environmental Services Manager, the Housekeeping/ Laundry Aide can be scheduled to work as either a Housekeeping or Laundry Aide. As a Housekeeping Aide, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall cleanliness of the work area to which they are assigned. As a Laundry Aide, the successful candidate will be responsible for the sorting, handling washing and drying of linen and personal clothing of the residents.  Ensures the safe handling of such in a manner to avoid infection and/or contamination.

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll do

  • Housekeeping - Clean work area, as assigned in work schedules
  • Laundry - Sort, handle, wash, dry and fold all linens and Residents’ personal clothing, as assigned in work schedules
  • Deliver linens and residents’ personal clothing as per work assignment
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness
  • Adhere to instruction and policy on the safe use and storage of cleaning solutions
  • Adhere to instruction and policy on safety measures during work performance, e.g. signs for wet floor
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


What you’ll need to succeed

  • Current enrollment in a recognized Secondary School, College, or University
  • Previous experience in a long-term care setting will be considered an asset
  • A genuine concern for seniors and an understanding of the aging process
  • Must provide a clear criminal reference check including the vulnerable sector screening
  • Flexibility in scheduling as shifts and hours of work will vary and will be on an as needed basis
  • Must provide an up-to-date TB Two-Step Tuberculin Skin testing result (Mantoux Test)
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function independently and as part of a team
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