Relief Housekeeping Aide – more than 1 required (union position)

Meighen Health Centre
November 28, 2019
Toronto, Canada
Job Type
$17.87 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Director, Employee Relations:
Closing date
December 31, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The Salvation Army’s flagship Meighen Health Centre is a not-for-profit, faith-based continuum of care, providing a high standard of holistic person-centered health care services to the residents of a 168 bed long term care home and to residents of an 80 suite retirement residence. We demonstrate Christian values and are a transforming influence in the lives of our residents, families, staff, volunteers and the community. We are inspired by our Mission and Values and CARE about the work we do!


  • Provides all aspects of environmental cleaning in assigned work areas
  • Using specified cleaning/disinfecting/sanitizing agents, maintains optimal levels of infection control within the work area
  • Following standardized procedures, is responsible for all cleaning within resident rooms, common areas and service areas within the home
  • Ensures privacy of residents during performance of duties
  • Prepares room for new occupant following prescribed procedures to ensure tour ready at all times
  • Participates in in-service programs arranged by the home
  • Notifies supervisor when supplies are low or equipment is malfunctioning
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Manager


  • Previous Housekeeping experience required
  • Ability to read, write English and follow written instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate with residents and staff
  • Good understanding of chemical and equipment use
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good understanding of proper Environmental processes and infection control

***You must be available to work evenings and weekends

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually


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. 

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

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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 accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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