Housekeeping / Laundry Aide - Temporary Part-time

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


•Grade 12 education preferred
•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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