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Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor, Job Offer in Grimsby, Ontario

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • To act as a liaison with suppliers;
  • To be responsible for verifying receipt of goods against purchase orders;
  • To be responsible for budget and purchasing for the department;
  • To fulfill necessary administration duties including staffing and scheduling department resources;
  • To recruit, train and performance manage housekeeping personnel;
  • To be responsible for orientation of new personnel;
  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it;
  • To attend in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly;
  • To participate in team meetings to plan programs with the resident's interests in mind;
  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;
  • To participate in Multi-Disciplinary Quality Assurance/Risk Management Programs;
  • To work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct;
  • To complete other duties as assigned.


  • Must be enrolled or certified in a Housekeeping program recognized provincially. (OHA / OHHA)
  • Previous experience in a Retirement Residence / Long-Term Care setting
  • Knowledge & experience with standard institutional cleaning techniques
  • Previous experience in commercial / residential cleaning and laundry operations
  • Leadership skills and experience managing a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, as well as flexibility, interpersonal skills and creativity
  • Current & maintenance of CPR certification is required
  • Experience in ORCA accreditation is considered an asset
  • Must diligently pursue the goal of providing quality care while maintaining high standards of service
  • Knowledge and experience with computer usage and Microsoft office applications
  • Must have knowledge of WSIB and WHMIS
  • Cost control experience is considered an asset
  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.
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