Job description
Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Workplace Health and Safety department.

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Manager, you will be part of a busy department that provides the highest quality of cleanliness to all areas of the hospital. You will be required to work shifts to regularly keep assigned areas clean, sanitary, and aseptic by: scouring, scrubbing, mopping, polishing, using germicides, wet dusting and vacuuming. You will wash walls, ceilings, lights, vents, doors, windows and frames. You will use heavy scrubbing machines and carpet extractor during major cleaning. You will be responsible to set up and remove furniture for special events and for office moves. You will also be required to assist in ensuring that the department is clean, sanitary and in aseptic condition.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrates ability to read, write, speak and follow directions in English
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Physical capabilities to perform duties as outlined by the physical demands
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
  • Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
  • Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
  • Strong work ethic and commitment is required
  • Demonstrated high standards of work outputs
  • Highly punctual
  • Demonstrated professionalism and reliability
  • Previous cleaning experience in a Building Service or Health Care environment
  • Knowledge of WHMIS
  • Ability to speak another language
Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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