Housekeeper

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is hiring a Housekeeper! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a new Not-For-Profit organization created by the Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA). Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care mission is to be a centre of excellence which delivers inclusive quality and culturally appropriate care to Elders and the citizens of Kenora and surrounding communities. Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care is a 96-bed Long-Term Care facility in Kenora, Ontario, with a “Heart” to serve our Elders and community members.

Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 4J7
Application Deadline: August 15th, 2022
Email: careers@wiigwas.org
Hours of Work: Part-Time
Job Type: Part-Time
Wages: Per existing collective agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Carry out assigned housekeeping duties, as assigned by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Demonstrated commitment to work with seniors.
  • Label residents’ personal belongings.
  • As a Housekeeping, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall cleanliness of the work area to which they are assigned in accordance with policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Responds to resident or family member concerns and ensures appropriate action is taken within decision-making authority and/or brings to the attention of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with residents, family members, visitors and volunteers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Previous housekeeping experience is preferred but not mandatory.
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good listening skills and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
  • Work is performed indoors in well lighted, well-ventilated areas. Exposed to heat, humidity, and noise.
  • High standard of personal conduct and self-discipline, both personally and professionally.
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
  • Excellent organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Knowledge of First Nations history, language, and culture an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as a Wiigwas Elders and Seniors team member.
  • Proof of Full COVID 19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only, to:

Human Resource Department
Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care
237 Lakeview Drive
Kenora ON, P9N 4J7
Email careers@wiigwas.org

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