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Location: Calgary
Job Code: 33881
Status: Casual

Date Posted: February 28, 2024

Make an Impact on Seniors Health!

We provide care and independence to our residents, using a client- and family-centered approach that incorporates the most current research into practice. When you choose to join SE Health, you become part of a diverse and collaborative care team where you’ll apply your skills – and your heart – to provide services that support our residents to live and age well. You’ll make a difference in their lives, and they’ll make a difference in yours! This position would be for our facility in Calgary Millrise Seniors Living located  at 14911 5 Street SW Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 5B9: https://seniorsliving.sehc.com/locations/millrise

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Support Services Manager, and/or designate, the housekeeper is required to do cleaning, custodial and simple maintenance work; to follow daily custodial standards and instructions; and perform related work as required

Why join our team?

  • Develop yourself with SE. We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your life-long learning.  You'll benefit from our orientation, mentorship, and coaching programs. And our leadership team will support you to practice to full scope, to integrate the most current evidence into your practice, and are fully available to you 24x7 to support you in delivering the best possible care to your patients.
  • Empowerment.  At our facilities, our nurses are provided with a full degree of autonomy of practice, provide clinical leadership to our multi-disciplinary team every day, and are supported with leading-edge training related to Palliative and aging.
  • Grow your career. SE health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines. You’ll have an opportunity – and will be supported – to do different types of roles in different locations if that is what you’re interested in. Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you can use your nursing skills to contribute and make an impact in different ways.
  • Innovative. At SE we are always looking for new innovative ways to improve. You’ll be encouraged and supported to identify and make improvements to the way we do our work.  As a social enterprise we support research into Senior’s Health and Aging. You’ll have the ability to be part of this research firsthand, to learn from it, and will be supported to integrate that research into your practice.  
  • Competitive compensation . Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff.

Status: Casual

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include but not limited to:

  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers.
  • Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
  • Dust and polish furniture and equipment.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as fixtures and fittings.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • Replenish bathroom supplies with soap, paper products and other necessary supplies.
  • Clean and sanitize bathroom fixtures, floors, counters as needed.
  • Empty and clean trash cans.
  • Sort, count, and mark clean linens, and store them in linen closets.
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • To wash and hang drapes, and dust window blinds.
  • Move and arrange furniture, and turn mattresses.
  • Report on safety issues and the need for maintenance repairs.
  • Receive and stock supplies in appropriate areas.
  • Develop and standardize newer and improved methods of cleaning for better results at lower costs.
  • Work cooperatively with all staff members.
  • Perform related work as required.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of the 10th school grade. .
  • Experience as may be gained through functioning in a capacity requiring performance of basic cleaning and custodial tasks. Or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • General knowledge of modern housekeeping equipment, sanitation materials and procedures, modern laundry equipment and procedures; 
  • infection control procedures and requirements; sanitary kitchen upkeep and clean procedures; cleaning materials, supplies, and equipment; 
  • Washing and wearing quality fabrics; mending techniques; 
  • Clerical record keeping methods sufficient to keep inventory of supplies.
  • All successful applicants must pass the vulnerable sector Criminal Record Check applicable to Provincial guidelines

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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.
  • 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 provide quality services to clients

About SE Health

At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive pay, benefits, pension, and work life balance. We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

In the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact the Talent Acquisition team at  careers@sehc.com at your earliest convenience

Date Posted: 28th Feb, 2024

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