Applications are invited for the Casual position of Housekeeping &Laundry Aide to work in Extendicare’s 141-bed facility located in Etobicoke.
Reporting to the Manager of environmental services, the Housekeeping &Laundry Aides maintains high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the client’s home by cleaning and sanitizing rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas following established policies and procedures as well as collects, sorts, washers, dries and folds linens and personal clothing and delivers laundry and personal clothing, in accordance with 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; may also include heavy cleaning duties such as deep cleaning.
Ensures privacy of residents during performance of duties.
Adheres to established company policies and procedures regarding quality assurance, fire, and safety.
Collects / receives laundry and sorts according to type, condition and weight. Follows specific instructions for treatment of soiled linens.
Separates loads according to classification.
Washes and dries laundry following instructions for machine operations, designated washing and drying times, etc. Sorts personal clothing or puts aside for repairs or ironing may iron and mend personal clothing.
Folds laundry as required, sorts and delivers to appropriate units.
Observes operation of machines and reports malfunctions to Supervisor. Assists in maintaining laundry facilities, equipment and supplies.
Advises Supervisor of inventory levels of chemicals and linen shortages.
Adheres to established department policies, procedures regarding quality assurance, fire safety, environment and infection control.
Frequent standing, walking, squatting, reaching and lifting of soiled linens (Max 25Ibs)
Ability to work safely, following established safety practices and procedures.
Ability to read and write English and to follow instructions in English.
Ability to do moderate to heavy lifting
Exposure to biochemical agents and wet floors.
Manager of Environmental Services
140 Sherway Drive I Etobicoke ON M9C 1A4