Housekeeper (Relief)

New Dawn Guest Home / 50 Military Road, Sydney, NS

Seeking experienced, compassionate and client-focused Housekeepers to join our team at the New Dawn Guest Home!

Duties and Qualifications

Performance Requirements

  • Must be able to organize work, follow instructions, and list of daily, weekly and monthly duties
  • Must have knowledge of working in a safe environment always aware that we have residents who may have poor vision and reflexes and their safety depends on staff keeping the floors free of objects, etc.
  • Provide emergency response – Evacuation & Pandemic Planning
  • Valid First Aid and CPR and Food Hygiene
  • Ensure safety and security of residents.
  • Although it is not required, assisting co-workers when possible is encouraged and appreciated. We are a team!

Duties of Housekeeper

  • Clean bathrooms and shower/tub rooms
  • Clean lavatories, sinks and toilets
  • Mop rooms
  • Main entrance kept clean
  • Waste receptacles emptied
  • Window ledges dusted
  • Floors mopped daily
  • Dust and mop residents lounge
  • Dust Aide station
  • Dust and dry mop Administration offices
  • Spot clean walls and woodwork
  • Dust bedside tables
  • Clean staff lavatory
  • Clean dining room daily
  • Straighten furniture and drapes in residents rooms
  • Damp mop all floors
  • Disinfect areas contaminated by body fluids (illness/accident) after area is cleaned by Aide.
  • Other related duties as instructed by the Administrator.

Required Qualifications

  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Valid Food Hygiene certificate
  • Fire Life and Safety Training
  • Clear Criminal Records Check


Application deadline: 2021-08-20

Masking protocol at all times, daily COVID screening for all staff, PPEs on hand etc