HOMEMAKER - EC

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION

The Homemaker provides homemaking services to individuals and families in the home within the framework of Carefor policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management. Collaborates with the Program Coordinator to meet the needs of individuals and attain an optimal level of independence in the home environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a clean, safe, home environment
  • Sweep, vacuum, sponge mop floors
  • Dust furniture
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Change bed linens, wash, dry personal clothing and linens
  • Collect garbage from all rooms and dispose in designated trash bins
  • Wash and dry dishes
  • Wash fridge and stove (as required)
  • Follow infection control policies and procedures for housekeeping
  • Reports unsafe conditions or changes in client’s home environment
  • Reports changes in client’s physical or cognitive abilities

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, CREDENTIALS

  • Household management experience
  • Previous housekeeping experience is an asset
  • Experience working with elderly/vulnerable sector
  • Acceptable vulnerable sector background check
  • Ability to speak French is a strong asset
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to adjust to working with people of different background and abilities.
    • Is required to:
  • Use safe body mechanics for lifting
  • Bend, turn, squat on an ongoing basis
  • Stand, sit, kneel for short periods

Please send your resume to:

Nicole Bissonnette, Human Resources Advisor

205 Amelia St., Cornwall, Ontario K6H 3P3

nbissonnette@carefor.ca

Fax Number:  613-932-0998

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