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Title Laundry Aide (Casual)
Job ID 016-711-13
Facility/Head Office Williams Lake Seniors Village
City Williams Lake
Job Category Facility Support Services
Job Status Casual
Shift Day
Evening
On Call
Weekend
Position Summary Under the direction of the Support Services Manager and/or designate, performs routine and special duties involved in providing laundry services to the residents and tenants of the facility. Duties are performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Responds to resident/tenant and building emergencies as required.
Responsibilities • Processes linens and resident’s personal clothing in a manner that prevents the spread of infection by proper handling, storage, washing and transportation of all linen and clothing.
• Responsible for all aspects of linen and clothing processing, including but not limited to:
-collecting soiled items from designated areas,
-sort, wash, dry, hang and fold clothing and linen items as per facility procedures
-redistribute clean linens and personal clothing to the designated areas

• Uses labeling equipment and labels all resident clothing and personal items

• Maintains a clean and tidy work environment. Operates and maintains equipment including washers, dryers, and transport carts.

• Reports maintenance concerns and damaged linen to the designated manager.

• Participates 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.
• Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy, empathy, patience and concern in providing quality services to clients.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Must be in good health and free from communicable diseases, physically able to perform tasks related to the position.
• Must be free of allergies or conditions, which may be aggravated by working with cleaners, detergents and equipment.