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Laundry Aide in Kitchener at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: Victoria Place

Site Address: Victoria Place ,290 Queen Street South,Kitchener,ON,N2G 1W3

Employment Type: Casual

Expiration Date: 21/12/2018

 


Reporting to the Director of Environmental Services, the Laundry Worker is responsible for the collection, sorting, washing, repair and delivery of Resident’s laundry.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist in the collection and sorting of soiled personal clothing and linens and pre- treat stains as required;
  • To load and unload washers and dryers ensuring that proper settings are used and that chemical supplies are at an appropriate level;
  • To inspect soiled linens or personal laundry and complete any required repairs, e.g. rips, tears, buttons;
  • To fold , segregate and stack linens and residents' clothing and ironing as required;
  • To deliver linens and clothing to appropriate areas;
  • To adhere to established facility policies and procedures, including safety rules and safe working practices;
  • To complete documentation as required according to facility policy/job routines;
  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it;
  • To attend in-service training as required in order to better serve the needs of the residents;
  • To attend staff meetings as required to be aware of changes in Residence that have taken place;
  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct;
  • To complete all other tasks as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge/experience in commercial laundry procedures and ability to meet physical requirements of the job
  • Ability to follow instructions and provide feedback on a day to day basis
  • Must be familiar with standard sewing and mending techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper linen care and stain removal
  • Proficiency in a second language is an asset
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).