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Title Housekeeping Aide (Casual)
Job ID 022-655-13
Facility/Head Office Dufferin Care Centre
City Coquitlam
Job Category Facility Support Services
Job Status Casual
Shift Day
Evening
On Call
Weekend
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.
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