Housekeeper (PT)
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Penetanguishene, ON
The Manager of Housekeeping Services is currently seeking Housekeepers. The purpose of the position is to provide a variety of environmental service duties according to established procedures to maintain a mental health care hospital, secure forensic division and community buildings in a neat, orderly and sanitary condition.

Key Accountabilities:
Performing indoor and outdoor cleaning such as washing, stripping, sealing, waxing and buffing and burnishing floors; steam cleaning/shampooing carpets and furniture; washing woodwork, walls, ceilings and tiles; cleaning and disinfecting patient rooms/washrooms/tub rooms/shower rooms/change rooms/patios/clinic/department/office and public areas; dry, wet and damp mopping; damp dusting; terminal discharge/transfer cleaning; cleaning of lights, fixtures, fans and hoods; cleaning inside and outside windows/partition glass, skylights and screens; removal, hanging and cleaning of window coverings; cleaning inside and outside entrances/ walkways/elevators and stairwells; cleaning external recreation areas and beach facilities.

Collecting and transporting garbage/recycling/compost

Performing and reporting minor maintenance and repairs

Recent and related housekeeping experience working in a hospital setting including experience with infection control standards and practices related to cleaning

Recent and related experience with cleaning methods, industrial cleaning equipment and materials

Experience using a variety of tools/equipment including power equipment, window washer, pressure sprayer, heavy power cleaning and maintenance equipment

Recent experience with WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety Act requirements

Recent and related experience with security procedures within a mental health care facility

Ability to set priorities, recognize problems and plan and schedule work effectively

Proven customer orientation to work with clients, visitors, staff and as a member of a team

Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results

Demonstrated analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills

Proven written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to adapt readily to change

Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude

Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills