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Housekeeping/Laundry/Support
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00121003 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Join our diverse Environmental Service team! Under general supervision, SSW is responsible for thorough cleaning of staff, patient, resident, public, clinical, office areas in AHS facilities. Offer a high level of cleaning, disinfecting skills ensuring AHS facilities are safe, clean as determined by Provincial Standards, Guidelines, Protocols. Require respectfulness, good customer service skills, while cleaning for departments, staff, patients, residents, public, coworkers. Compassionate, offers a smile, polite conversation to all while working. Can take direction, swift action. Staying busy with SSW tasks during shift. Works independently but assists ES team as needed, fostering a safe, inclusive workplace. Follows daily written routine, flexible to reprioritize quickly when challenging situations arise, reorganizing workloads to complete work. Capable of working at a quick consistent pace while still providing excellence in cleaning services. Keeps all AHS operations confidential. Accountable for: High/light dusting, thorough cleaning of equipment, furniture, walls, vents, windows inside/out, ledges/edges, ceilings, doors/door handles/frames, bed frames/mattress, dispensers, counters, waste /sharps containers, sinks, showers, tubs, toilets, etc. throughout AHS facilities. Collection, transportation of general, bio medical, recycling waste. Interior pest control. Performs floor maintenance duties of dry, wet mopping, floor scrubbing, stripping, waxing, shampooing with the use of manual & power cleaning equipment. Ensures public, patient care, offices, staff areas have supplies. Transportation, arrange heavy furniture, equipment using dollies, carts, manually required. Complying with (OH&S), (WHMIS), work safety, IPC regulations, ACE, Communicable Disease Assessment. Provide a clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check at your cost.

Description:

As a Support Service Worker, you will be responsible to provide a variety of cleaning and housekeeping duties. You will be responsible to clean both patient and other facility rooms, operate, clean and store housekeeping equipment, dispose of wastes, and perform a variety of other duties to maintain a clean facility. You will also be responsible for the preparation, assembly and service of safe, high quality meals and menu items.

  • Classification: Support Services Worker
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: NZ BARRHEAD HC Housekeeping18
  • Primary Location: Barrhead Healthcare Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-NOV-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 25-OCT-2019
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $18.05
  • Maximum Salary: $21.52
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Physically capable to walk and/or stand for the duration of your shift, and perform repetitive physical movements.

Additional Required Qualifications:

General knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods required. Good customer service and interpersonal skills required. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format. Physical Effort/Strength Required: A range of lifting between floor to above shoulders, capable of lifting 25-50 pounds on a regular basis. Bending at knees, bending forward, pushing, pulling, reaching, squatting, and kneeling. Standing and walking for the majority of the shift. Arm, wrist, elbow and shoulder work for the majority of the shift. Ability to climbing ladders, use manual cleaning equipment such as both wet and dry mops, dusters, cleaning cloths, toilet brushes, squeegees, scrappers, use power cleaning equipment such as buffers, striping machines, auto scrubbers, burnisher’s, vacuums and carpet cleaners.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful completion of a basic housekeeping program is an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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