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Truro, NS
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Posted 9 days ago

Job Number: J0624-0174 Job Title: Support Services Attendant Job Category: Housekeeping & Laundry Job Type: Permanent Part Time Date Posted: June 5, 2024 Closing Date: July 7, 2024 Work Location: Cedarstone Number of Positions: 2
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If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Support Services Attendant to join our Cedarstone Enhanced Care team based in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you've made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Approximate hourly wage: $18.47- $18.77
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
  • RRSP program (5% employer matching)
  • Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex's Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Dusts, cleans and polishes furniture, counters, shelving, walls, and window/door ledges.
  • Cleans sinks, toilets and bath facilities.
  • Fills and replenishes supplies in resident rooms, nursing units, and rest rooms.
  • Empties and cleans trash receptacles and places trash in compactor and/or trash pickup area.
  • Sorts laundry into appropriate piles based on the type of laundry (linens, mops, personal clothing)
  • Operates washing machine using proper washing formulas.
  • Operates dryer and extractor; loads clean, wet laundry into the machine, sets dials so the laundry is dried or damp-dried appropriately and unloads the machine.
  • Sorts clean laundry into appropriate baskets or racks; counts linen needed for each area as per linen quota and puts on cart; notes name tags on resident clothing and puts on correct rack.
  • Picks up soiled laundry and delivers clean laundry to resident areas within the facility using laundry carts.
  • Checks laundry for tears, holes, missing buttons, etc. and forwards clothing needing repair to the seamstress.

About You

  • High School/ GED completion
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in commercial housekeeping and/or laundry preferred
  • Ability to learn and work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours/ shifts inclusive of days, weekends and holidays

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For 35 years, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, and a home care division of team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.

If you're ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization. Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Competition Number: J0624-0174
Company Website: http://www.shannex.com
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About Shannex

About Shannex

Shannex is a leader in seniors' accommodation, service and care, providing Care at Home, Parkland Retirement Living and Nursing Home options across the Maritime region for 30 years. The future is bright at Shannex as we continue to grow throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario.

If you are resident-focused, results oriented, service-oriented individual who wants to be part of a new and dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for team members where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our colleagues are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and an attractive benefit plan.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization, please apply at www.shannex.com/career. All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.