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Job Number:  37964
Housekeeping Aide (Casual)
Job Posted: Friday, 8 September 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017
(21 days ago)
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

For over two decades, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice has made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.


The Housekeeping Aide is responsible for maintaining the standards of infection control for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH).  Duties include a variety of housekeeping tasks, such as discharging patient rooms and family suites, mopping floors, vacuuming/cleaning carpets, and laundry. 


Candidates must be available to work weekends, holidays, and shifts beginning at both 7:00am and 9:00am.  In addition, candidates must be available on short notice.




Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, supplemented with a minimum of two years related housekeeping experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.   Related experience in a health care facility is preferred.



  • Knowledge of, and the ability to use, cleaning equipment and solutions.
  • In depth understanding of cleaning procedures and infection control procedures.
  • Knowledge of laundry procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to children and families in sensitive situations.
  • Ability to work individually, as well as a collaborative member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Physical ability to carry out duties of the position.
  • WHMIS certification is required.
  • Good computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) is an asset.
  • Clear and valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence is an asset.


Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position requires weekend and evening work and may require travel within the Lower Mainland.


**Due to the unique nature of our organization, please visit www.canuckplace.org for more information on who we are and what we do.  For more detailed information on the position and how to apply, visit our Careers page. This posting will remain open until filled.

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Please visit www.canuckplace.org for more information on who we are and what we do. For more detailed information on the position and how to apply, visit our Careers page.
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