Housekeeper

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Published
January 13, 2022
Location
Richmond, BC
Job Type
Competition #
220114HOS
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Rotary Hospice House
Salary Range:
Per the Collective Agreement
Address:
6460 No. 4 Road
Posting Expires:
February 25, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Meenu Heer Email: meenu.heer@salvationarmy.ca Please mention 'Competition # 220114HOS' in the subject line of your email

Description

The Salvation Army's Rotary Hospice House located in Richmond. We are looking for a weekend laundry/housekeeper that wishes to work in a warm and loving environment. The laundry/housekeeper performs a variety of general cleaning and laundry service functions in keeping with the standards of the Hospice.

Hours:

  • TEMPORARY - Until Return of Incumbent
  • Saturday & Sunday - 8:30am to 4:30pm  (7.5 hrs/day)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean rooms, including resident rooms within the facility. Duties involve: wash walls, wash scrubs, clean and/or vacuum floors, dust furniture, and clean mirrors and windows.
  • Disinfect/Sanitize high touch surfaces daily
  • Keep storage areas and carts clean & tidy
  • Empty various waste receptacles and dispose of refuse.
  • Clean common area laundry/washrooms daily
  • Thorough cleaning of vacated rooms
  • Accommodate requested duty assignments from direct supervisor
  • Inform direct Supervisor when supplies are getting low.
  • Be able to clean unexpected accidents that would be related to the housekeeping department
  • Pick up, sort, wash, dry, fold or hang laundry as required.
  • Keep all laundry equipment clean & tidy.
  • Follow infection control procedures.
  • Change and make beds.
  • Report any maintenance needs. Duties may involve light maintenance such as changing light bulbs, basic plumbing, etc.
  • Ensure all housekeeping documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of information and residents.
  • Participate in work-related conferences and seminars in order to gather knowledge of trends and initiatives.
  • Fosters positive relationships with and between families and staff members
  • Performs other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Criminal Records Check
  • WHIMS Certificate

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in Hospice related care is preferred.

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

  • Excellent oral and communication in English.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal teamwork and organization skills.
  • Able to operate related equipment.
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted on a regular basis.
  • Moderate physical fitness to accommodate standing, lifting, and other strenuous job duties.
  • Able to read and implement duties and work routines.
  • Able to support the mission statement of Southview Heights and Terrace.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES, PRIOR TO HIRING, MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • A TB Test

 

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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