Candidates are invited to apply for the above position at Blackadar Continuing Care, Dundas (Hamilton), Ontario.
Reporting to the Environmental Service Manager, the Housekeeping cleaner maintains high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the home by cleaning and sanitizing rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas following established policies and procedures.
Receives assignment from Manager.
Using specified cleaning / disinfecting / sanitizing agents, and following specific procedures, work patterns, and routines, performs tasks such as :
Vacuuming, sweeping, dry / wet mopping, scrubbing, sanitizing / disinfecting floors; spot cleaning walls, windows and doors between washing;
dusting, emptying wastebaskets and rearranging furniture; removing waste; daily cleaning and disinfecting all resident homes;
cleaning floors, fixtures and furnishings in rooms, kitchen, closets; garbage collection, removing and recycling; Deep cleaning of rooms.
Will also include heavy cleaning duties such as trash removal to dumpster, helping to strip and wax floors, buffing floors.
Sorting, washing and folding of laundry and following established laundry routines.
Ensures privacy of residents during performance of duties.
Adheres to established company policies and procedures regarding quality assurance, fire, and safety.
Performs outside work such as, sanding and salting, sweeping, cleaning as required.
Cooperates with other departments in such tasks as transferring residents, moving and storing supplies, furniture and equipment.
Participates in company meetings as assigned. Attends in-service education programs.
Successful applicant must be reliable and prompt, willing to come in at a moments notice.
Able to do considerable lifting, reaching, squatting, kneeling, crouching, moving equipment and climbing ladders.
Exposure to biochemical agents and wet floors.
Ability to work safely, following established safety practices & procedures.
Able to remove garbage to dumpsters using new or established procedures.
Ability to read and write English and follow simple written and verbal instructions in English.