Requisition #2349686 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Kapuskasing Job StreamFood Service/Housekeeping/Maintenance~ Job TypeCasual, Part-Time Number of Positions2 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date12-Jan-2021 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description LAUNDRY AIDE (Casual) –Extendicare Kapuskasing Applications are invited for casual positions of Laundry Aide to work at our 61 bed long-term care home located in Kapuskasing, Ontario. Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the Laundry Aide collects sorts, washers, dries and folds linens and personal clothing and delivers laundry and personal clothing, in accordance with established policies and procedures. RESPONSIBILITIES Collects/receives laundry and sorts according to type, condition and weight. Follows specific instructions for treatment of soiled linens. Separates loads according to classification. Washes and dries laundry following instructions for machine operations, designated washing and drying times, etc. Sorts personal clothing or puts aside for repairs or ironing, may iron and mend personal clothing. Folds laundry as required, sorts and delivers to appropriate units. Observes operation of machines and reports malfunctions to Supervisor. Assists in maintaining laundry facilities, equipment and supplies. Advises Supervisor of inventory levels of chemicals and linen shortages. Adheres to established department policies, procedures regarding quality assurance, fire safety, environment and infection control. Participates in facility meetings as assigned. Attends in-service education programs QUALIFICATIONS Frequent standing, walking, squatting, reaching and lifting of heavy soiled linens but in controlled amounts or with assistance. Basic understanding of washer and dryer operations and some knowledge of chemicals used in process preferred. Ability to work safely, following established safety practices and procedures. Ability to read and write English and to follow instructions in English. Ability to do moderate to heavy lifting CLOSING DATE: January 25, 2021 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: Claudette Brouzes email@example.com In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.