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Helper 1 - Environmental Services - Housekeeping in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Posting #: 2018-831342

CUPE 815

Position: Helper 1 x 2 positions

Department: Environmental Services - Housekeeping

Status:  Temporary Full-time for approx. eight months

Hours: Monday to Sunday - 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. and every other weekend (Hours may be subject to change based on operational needs.)

Site: Oakville 

As a member of the Environmental Services team, the Helper 1 will be primarily responsible for providing a clean and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.

This is what you’ll be doing:

  • Cleaning and disinfecting public areas using methods approved by the Housekeeping and Infection Control departments
  • Washing floors, ceilings and walls
  • Cleaning inside of windows
  • Waste handling
  • Related duties as required

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • High School Diploma required
  • Recent practical and related experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Must be able to work well in a team setting
  • Must possess English language verbal communication skills and literacy skills sufficient to understand verbal and written instructions and to read product labels and procedure manuals
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including:  continuous standing and walking, forward bending, pushing/pulling carts and reaching. Some overhead reaching, squatting, climbing and heavy lifting of up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to operate moderate to light equipment required
  • May be required to work and adapt to multiple areas
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

Salary: $17.17 to $21.47 per hour 

Date Posted: October 2, 2018

Internal applications due by: October 9, 2018

Please submit your application via our website directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

 Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities].  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke-free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on our hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative.  We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented product.   We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.