Housekeeper, Ottawa

Posted 2 years ago

We are looking for candidates passionate about making the lives of Qualicare Ottawa patients easier as a Housekeeper. Suitable applicants are those with a positive, friendly demeanour who are readily adaptive to change. Helping to keep environments clean, organized and safe for patients, Housekeepers play an integral role in ensuring patient well-being and safety.

Responsibilities can include cleaning assigned areas, preparing meals, and assisting patients with everyday housekeeping tasks that they are unable to take care of on their own. This position is suitable for those who are comfortable with solving problems and working independently. If you possess these skills and qualities, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing meals for patients
  • Keeping assigned areas of the home clean, tidy and organized
  • Performing household tasks such as vacuuming, dusting, and mopping
  • Cleaning linens and doing the patient’s laundry
  • Ensuring a safe living environment for the patient
  • Occasional heavy cleaning such as washing windows or tending to furniture

Education requirements include:

  • High school diploma
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Experience in providing homemaker services
  • Minimum one year of documented experience
  • Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray

Qualifications of suitable applicants include:

  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to speak clearly and write in English
  • Able to handle collaborative or independent responsibilities
  • Self-directing, flexible, and dedicated
  • Friendly, patient, and caring
  • Capable of adapting to change easily
  • Professional, mature, and trustworthy
  • Detail and safety oriented
  • Excellent references from previous employers


Competitive daily or monthly rates based on experience, education and job responsibilities. Part-time hours may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, or overnights.

Qualicare Ottawa will contact applicants only if there is a suitable opening. Please ensure that all documentation and references supporting your application are brought with you, should we contact you to arrange an interview. Our team will then consult this information to determine your suitability for the role in question.

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