Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - CAMH
Environmental Service Attendant
Environmental Services, Support Services
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is seeking casual Environmental Service Attendants to work in the Environmental Service department. Reporting to the Manager and under the direction of the Supervisor of Environmental Services, the incumbent will be responsible for providing routine, periodic and project cleaning functions throughout all clinical and non-clinical areas of CAMH. The successful incumbent will be required to perform a variety of cleaning functions in accordance with PIDAC (Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee) best practices for Environmental Cleaning. Duties will include but are not limited to: sweeping, mopping, patient discharge room cleaning, stripping and making of clients beds, dusting, washroom cleaning, defrosting and cleaning of refrigerators, periodic cleaning of lights and baseboards, handling of confidential waste, cleaning of equipment including specialized patient care equipment. This position include prolonged periods of walking, standing, repeated bending and heavy lifting in keeping with the physical demands of cleaning. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and effective communication as well as complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This casual position will involve shift rotation through all shifts and is located at the Queen Street Site.
The successful candidate will have partial secondary school education and is required to have knowledge of basic cleaning equipment, materials, infection control protocols and methods. One year cleaning experience working in healthcare is required. Experience working in healthcare psychiatric facility will be considered an asset. Experienced in operating large pieces of equipment i.e. auto-scrubber, buffing machine, carpet extractor, burnishing machine and tugger license to transport waste will be considered an asset. You will have the ability to follow written and oral instructions and must be able to cope with the physical demands of cleaning. Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work independently with limited supervision are assets. Ability to work with diverse clients and staff is required. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Please Note: This casual position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.
Salary Range: $24.99 – $25.39 per hour
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.
CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).
We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.