Position: Casual

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre. The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.


Under the direction of the assigned Supervisor/Manager, the Housekeeper is a fundamental part of the team that provides supportive services in the Home. This role may be assigned tasks that include:

  • Cleaning and maintaining assigned areas of the facility in a sanitary condition
  • General laundry duties including; sorting, loading and folding of laundry
  • Responsible for maintaining all assigned areas and equipment in sanitary condition
  • Supporting residents to "live well" according to assigned tasks, within scope of employment
  • Responsible for housekeeping, laundry and Nutrition related duties



  • Completion of Grade Twelve (12) required
  • Knowledge and ability to operate and clean institutional equipment (kitchen, laundry and sanitation)
  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working with seniors with varying levels of disability
  • Experience in maintaining a clean and sanitary environment
  • Preference to candidates who have recently completed the National Sanitation Program
  • Working knowledge of WHMIS legislation
  • Attend work on a regular and consistent basis


Effective and respectful communication with co-workers and residents, strong decision making and problem-solving skills, punctuality, flexibility

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary. Per CUPE Contract

HOURS OF WORK: Weekends / Days / Evenings / Holidays; May be changed as necessary to meet the operational requirements of the facility. On call availability/flexibility.

Please email resume to:
Human Resources
The Birches Nursing Home
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929

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