Universal Worker - Rideaucrest Home (Up to 12 Months)

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Job Title:
Universal Worker - Rideaucrest Home (Up to 12 Months)
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Job Category:
Residential Long Term Care
175 Rideau Street
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Job Type:
Temporary Part Time
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Contract Duration :
Up to 12 months
Hours of Work:
Up to 75 hrs/2 wks
Date Posted:
November 23, 2022
Closing Date:
December 7, 2022

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

The Universal Worker is responsible for supporting infection control by screening staff and visitors and providing high-touch surface cleaning at Rideaucrest Home, a City-owned, non-profit long-term care facility.

Screen all persons entering and exiting Rideaucrest Home using a standardized screening tool (questionnaire and tympanic thermometer)

Ensure all visitors read and understand the Covid-19 screening questionnaire and complete sign-in sheet

Adhere to necessary policy and procedures related to wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Verify staff eligibility for entrance into the Home by verifying employment status with employee ID

Ensure all persons entering the Home follow proper precautionary measures and wear the correct protective apparel as required

Refer individuals to advanced screening if required

Complete high-touch surface area cleaning – tables, doorknobs, handles, light switches, alarm, button, elevators, keypads, sanitizing stations, stairway railings, washroom faucets, flush buttons, check hand sanitizing stations etc.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

6 months experience working in a customer service environment

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Willingness to wear protective apparel (mask, gloves and gowns)

Demonstrated strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills

Thoroughness and attention to detail

Flexibility and adaptability

Problem solving and decision-making skills

Sound judgment and conflict management skills

Reliability and punctuality

Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with a variety of people in a team environment

Availability to work a variety of shifts (day and evenings), 7 days per week

Proof of recent screening for Tuberculosis (TB)

Proof of immunity to communicable diseases

Proof of full COVID-19 immunization receipt

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector, at candidates’ expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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