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Title Housekeeping Aide (Casual)
Job ID 023-538-12
Facility Name Summerland Seniors Village (SSV)
City Summerland
Job Category Facility Support Services [Dietary Aides / Servers][Cooks / Chefs][Support Service Workers][Maintenance]
Job Status Casual
Shift On Call
Position Summary Under the direction of the Manager, Support Services and/or designate, performs general cleaning duties in the facility, including the cleaning of residents’ / tenants’ rooms/suites, bathrooms, staff rooms, offices, lounges, dining rooms, corridors, and other areas as designated. Responds to resident/tenant and building emergencies as required.
Responsibilities Carry out all aspects of routine and rotation cleaning throughout the building and suites which includes the following, but not limited to: cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, dusting, vacuuming and sweeping; cleaning appliances; washing floors, walls, interior windows and doors; changing bed & bath linen and remake beds; removing curtains/window coverings for cleaning and re-hanging; garbage removal; terminal cleaning of rooms/suites.

• Prevent the spread of infection by proper hand washing, appropriate glove use, following prescribed cleaning techniques, and proper use and handling of chemicals.

• Care for equipment, supplies and work areas through the following: keeps equipment clean and safely stored; reports defective and damaged equipment and furnishings; keeps work area in an orderly, safe and clean condition; keeps inventory in order on individual carts; replenishes supplies throughout the building; understands the use and application of cleaning chemicals.

• Report significant changes or uncommon resident behaviour or concerns to nursing staff.

• Participate in facility committees and quality improvement initiatives.

• Other related duties as required, which may include laundry and/or food service-related duties.
Qualifications • Grade 10 or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• WHIMIS Certificate an asset.
• Ability to communicate effectively both in written and oral English.
• Ability to take direction and learn procedures.