Support Services Worker - #8991316

Alberta Health Services

Date: 1 week ago
City: Barrhead, AB
Contract type: Full time
Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:

Under general supervision, SSW is responsible for thorough cleaning of staff, patients, residents, public, clinical, and office areas in AHS facilities. Offer a high level of cleaning, and disinfecting skills ensuring AHS facilities are safe, and clean as determined by Provincial Standards, Guidelines, and Protocols. Require respectfulness, and good customer service skills, while cleaning for departments, staff, patients, residents, public, and coworkers. Compassionate, offer a smile, and polite conversation to all while working. Can take direction, swift action. Staying busy with SSW tasks during shift. Works independently but assists ES team as needed, fostering a safe, inclusive workplace. Follows daily written routine, flexible to reprioritize quickly when challenging situations arise, reorganizing workloads to complete work. Capable of working at a quick consistent pace while still providing excellence in cleaning services. Keeps all AHS operations confidential. Accountable for: High/light dusting, thorough cleaning of equipment, furniture, walls, vents, windows inside/out, ledges/edges, ceilings, doors/door handles/frames, bed frames/mattress, dispensers, counters, waste /sharps containers, sinks, showers, tubs, toilets, etc. throughout AHS facilities. Collection, transportation of general, biomedical, and recycling waste. Interior pest control. Performs floor maintenance duties of dry, wet mopping, floor scrubbing, stripping, waxing, and shampooing with the use of manual & power cleaning equipment. Ensures public, patient care, offices, and staff areas have supplies. Transportation, arrange heavy furniture, and equipment using dollies, and carts, manually required. Complying with (OH&S), (WHMIS), work safety, IPC regulations, ACE, and Communicable Disease Assessment. Provide a clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check at your cost.


As a Support Service Worker, you will be responsible to provide a variety of cleaning and housekeeping duties. You will be responsible to clean both patient and other facility rooms, operate, clean and store housekeeping equipment, dispose of wastes, and perform a variety of other duties to maintain a clean facility. You will also be responsible for the preparation, assembly and service of safe, high quality meals and menu items.

  • Classification: Support Services Worker
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Unit and Program: Housekeeping
  • Primary Location: Barrhead Healthcare Ctr
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2022
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 10-DEC-2022
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $18.23
  • Maximum Salary: $21.74
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Physically capable to walk and/or stand for the duration of your shift, and perform repetitive physical movements.

Additional Required Qualifications:

General knowledge of cleaning techniques and methods required. Good customer service and interpersonal skills are required. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format. Frequent physical demands include: A range of lifting between floor to above shoulders, capable of lifting 25-50 pounds regularly. Bending at knees, bending forward, pushing, pulling, reaching, squatting, kneeling. Standing and walking for the majority of the shift. Arm, wrist, elbow and shoulder work for the majority of the shift. Ability to climb ladders, use manual cleaning equipment such as both wet and dry mops, dusters, cleaning cloths, toilet brushes, squeegees, and scrapers, and use power cleaning equipment such as buffers, striping machines, auto scrubbers, burnishers, vacuums and carpet cleaners.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful completion of a basic housekeeping program is an asset.

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