Essex Group Management Corp. Housekeeper in Worcester, Massachusetts



Worcester, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: Housekeeping / Laundry Aide

Company Description:

West Side House of Worcester is a 91-bed skilled nursing center. We are operated by the Essex Group Management Corp, owned by a Vietnam Veteran. West Side House is dedicated to caring for our armed force veterans and elderly residents. We have been servicing the health care needs of seniors for over 50 years.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.

Job Summary:

  • Cleans and replaces as necessary all items and fixtures, such as hand sinks, mirrors, faucets, hand rails, towel holders, soap dispensers, door mats, wastebaskets, lights and vents on a daily basis.

  • Replaces soap and paper products in resident and public areas on a daily basis and cleans public areas on a daily basis.

  • Sweeps, mops, dusts, and washes all fixtures, furniture, windows, and interior structure of the building on a daily basis.

  • Dusts, cleans, and polishes all furniture, such as chairs, book cases, paintings in public areas, day rooms, offices, and other common areas on a daily basis; cleans walls, windows, doors, chairs, closets, on a rotating basis as well as vacuums and performs other floor treatments as necessary.

  • Cleans all surface areas of utility rooms, linen rooms, attendant stations, public bathrooms and common dining rooms, including tables after meals, and kitchens, including refrigerator and all exposed shelves.

  • Checks drapes and curtains for cleaning or replacement needs.

  • Empties trash in common areas on a daily basis.

  • Does full unit cleaning upon vacancy of apartments.

  • Does seasonal cleaning as directed.

Qualifications:EDUCATION: Ability to speak, read and write English. Ability to follow oral and written directions in English.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: No experience is necessary but is desirable. On-the-job training will be provided.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Turns, crouches, kneels, stoops, bends below waist, and reaches above head frequently; climbs stairs frequently. Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls carts and equipment at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Uses sight and auditory senses to assess and observe housekeeping aspects.