Housekeeping and Laundry Manager
Holland Christian Homes Halton / Peel area
closes in 12 days (Fri, 1 Oct) full time
HOUSEKEEPING AND LAUNDRY MANAGER
Employee Group: Permanent Full-Time
Department: Environmental Services
Posting #: EVS HLM PERM FT 2021-06
Application Deadline: September 17, 2021 – 0900 h
Hours/Pay: 37.5 hours per week; available evenings and weekends
Application Details: Submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources
Start Date: ASAP
Holland Christian Homes Inc., is a dynamic, innovative organization that provides a full continuum of care to individuals in a Christian atmosphere. It consists of two long term care homes and 6 assisted living/independent living apartment towers located in Brampton.
We believe that individuals requiring our services have the right to a lifestyle that adequately meets their physical psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs. These services are provided by fully qualified professional staff who deliver care using a holistic approach to provide quality care and quality of life to individuals.
This Housekeeping and Laundry Manager position is reporting to the Director of Environment Services, responsible for the overall cleanliness of the Holland Christian Homes, while providing Laundry services to the Manors.
Specific responsibilities include:
Ensure that Towers, Faith Manor and Grace Manor, the furnishings and equipment are kept clean and sanitary
To ensure that each resident’s linens and personal clothing is collected, sorted, cleaned and delivered.
Arrange to have empty room deep cleaned, room repaired/painted, curtains washed/hung, furniture assessed and replaced if needed. Ready for new resident arrival.
Participate and organize with multiple departments to prepare for and complete internal transfers. Working with residents and/or families to make this process go as smooth as possible.
Respond and act on concerns from family or residents regarding clothing.
Document and gather stats on Point Click Care.
Investigate missing clothing concerns.
Make sure all supplies/materials needed are in place so staff can do their job without hindrance.
Participate in Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement Program
Create new/review and update audits
Staff scheduling. Managing, updating the Master schedule. Reviewing/managing time off requests such as: vacations, statutory holidays, in-lieu time of those statutory holidays, floats, trades, requests off, bereavement leaves, education leaves, leaves of absence etc.
Daily sick calls or absenteeism; making sure shifts are filled.
Daily review of Time Card.
Communication with staff daily as required
Setup and lead staff meetings.
Hiring, interviewing, assessment, rating and approval of new hires.
Provide orientation and training for new staff and current staff moving into new positions.
Attend and participate in daily “Stand” up meetings in both homes.
Cultivate good vendor relationships
Ensure products are always on hand when needed
Prepare for and do end of year inventory
Manage staffing according to approved budgets
Ensure Policies and Procedures are in place and adhere to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Inspection Protocols and Ministry of Labour and Joint Health and Safety Act.
Train staff on policies and job routines
Ensure staff work in a safe manner and are aware of the hazards and their rights as employees and trained on same
Supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed and ensure staff adheres to PPE protocols
Working in an ergonomically friendly environment
Ensure commercial washer and dryers are operating at their optimal efficiency
Other duties as required
Must possess a post-secondary degree or diploma, knowledge of evidence-based practices, and if there are none, prevailing practices regarding housekeeping, laundry and maintenance, as applicable.
A minimum of three years experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity.
Sound knowledge of cleaning chemicals and cleaning/laundry equipment
Ability to demonstrate diplomacy and professionalism when working with staff, families and other professionals.
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
Demonstrated success in communicating with all levels of the organization that includes communicate effectively with staff, residents, families/visitors delivery/service personnel and the general public.
Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.
Good judgment skills and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
Ability to work independently as well as function as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to be proactive and take initiative where required.
Detail-oriented and professional
Ability to work under conditions of frequent interruption, being undisturbed by the complexities and variety of minute details.
Competence in computer applications including Microsoft Office and Outlook.
Demonstrated ability to observe boundaries, engage in appropriate emotional regulation, refrain from dual relationships with residents, maintain confidentiality, and engage in reasonable self-care strategies designed to reduce stress by balancing work/life responsibilities.
Ability to understand and/or speak the Dutch language is an asset.
A comfort level in maintaining the core values and traditions of Holland Christian Homes as a Christian Homes
Evidence of a negative TB and Covid-19 tests and up to date immunization including flu shot (unless medically exempt).
Interested and qualified applicants are invited to apply by submitting a Resume and Cover Letter in confidence to: Human Resources -
Holland Christian Homes welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Holland Christian Homes is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this posting, and otherwise in any recruitment process with the Company, such personal information may be retained and used by HCH for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an Applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.”
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
In keeping with Long Term Care reform, best practices, funding and direction this position may later require knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions not noted here
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Contact Details Celeste Braun, HR Assistant
Holland Christian Homes, 7900 McLaughlin Road, Brampton, ON 905-463-7002
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