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Housekeeping & Laundry
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Date Posted:
June 11, 2024
Closing Date:
July 1, 2024
Work Location:
Parkland Ajax
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Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a casual Housekeeper to join our Parkland Ajax team based in Ajax, Ontario.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

• Approximate hourly wage: $18.85
• Free onsite parking
• Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
• Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
• Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
• Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

• Thoroughly clean common areas including lobbies, hallways, and stairwells
• Sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, cleaning and sanitizing kitchens and bathrooms.
• Thoroughly clean vacant rooms to prepare for incoming residents;
• Collect refuse from residents' rooms and dispose of this refuse in accordance with set procedures;
• Clean and restock housekeeping cart; notify Supervisor when supplies are low;
• Promote safety culture by continuously working safely including but not limited to identifying and reporting hazards, following safe work practices and procedures, wearing personal protective equipment, supporting others to work safely and completing safety education.

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

• A High School diploma or equivalent education
• A high level of initiative for and commitment to completing housekeeping assignments efficiently and in a warm, friendly, and customer-service-oriented manner.
• Ability to communicate well with internal and external customers to meet needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and can safely use chemical cleaning agents and equipment.
• Ability to provide a clear criminal record check upon hire
• Previous housekeeping experience is an asset.
• A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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