Housekeeping – Inclusio
Accessible Housing opens doors to homes that are accessible and affordable for people with limited mobility. Through providing a continuum of housing and supports, we work to ensure that everyone has a home and belongs in community.
The Housekeeping Staff will enhance the dignity and quality of life for each resident by supporting holistic wellness and an interdependent community. Reporting to the Maintenance Lead, the Housekeeping Staff Member is responsible for routine cleaning and disinfecting or cleaning of resident, public and office/staff areas following prescribed work procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities
Adhere to Accessible Housing policies, procedures, guidelines, rules, regulations and schedules
Be responsible for the overall cleanliness of the facility
Schedule and clean residents rooms weekly or as needed (i.e. dusting, vacuuming/mopping, scrubbing bathrooms and changing linens)
Clean common areas as scheduled or more frequently as needed (i.e. dining room, common rooms, halls, foyer and public washrooms)
Wash resident linens and other laundry created by facility employees
Operate safely and use all equipment with care, such as vacuums, floor scrubbers, washers
Do residents laundry when Accessible is contracted to do so
Be a team member working to ensure a high standard of service is provided for our residents
Maintain positive relationships with Residents, Family Members, Management and other Departments
Be responsible for reporting any areas of concern or safety to the Building Supervisor or Director of Operations
Be responsible for reporting areas requiring maintenance to the Building Supervisor
Assist in coordinating and completing annual house cleaning tasks (i.e. walls and windows)
Must be flexible and able to respond to a variety of changing duties, work routines and must be adaptable to stressful conditions
Report any inventory needs to the Building Supervisor
Attend staff meetings and educational or best practice in-services as required
Comply with and work within all safety requirements and regulations for this position
Carry out other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Must possess a minimum Grade 12 Education or equivalent
One year related housekeeping/laundry experience in a related environment is required
Successful completion of WHMIS, Infection Control protocols and Preventing Resident Abuse
Must have a high standard of hygiene and a clean and professional personal appearance
Must be flexible and have a positive attitude
Dependable and trustworthy
Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Housekeeper may be required to perform tasks which involve visible blood or body fluid contamination
The Housekeeper must follow all required procedures for handling, cleaning and disposing of or moving materials soiled with blood, potentially infectious materials or other bodily fluids
Good physical condition with no history of back problems ( A medical may be required)
This position may require moving furniture, and lifting of up to 50lbs may be required
Push or pull supply carts (cleaning products, clean & soiled linen), vacuums, mops, and buckets
Bend, twist, squat or reach on a consistent basis while cleaning
If you are looking for a rewarding career at a growing organization, please apply with your resume and cover letter and cite Competition Housekeeper. Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing Date for Applications: Until a suitable candidate is found.
Accessible Housing employees enjoy competitive compensation, extended health and dental benefits, a matching RRSP after one year of service, an accelerated schedule for earning additional vacation days, your birthday off, and a flexible work environment.
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