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Laundry Aide

Casual positions available!

Location: Musquodoboit Harbour

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre. The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.


· Provide facility clothing and linen support services by ensuring the collection, distribution, processing and inventory of linens and personal clothing.

· Weigh and sort linens for processing.
· Load and unload washers and dryers.

· Operates ironers, folders and presses as required.

· Fold and sort personal clothing onto proper racks for delivery.

· Deliver personal and institutional linens to the units as assigned.

· Audits linens for required labels and repairs.  Discards linens and maintains records.

· Participates in continuing education, relevant to Job Description and Long Term Care, to ensure skills and abilities are maintained and enhanced.


· Grade 12 High School graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Experience in dealing with the public.

· Knowledge of Laundry operations an asset.

· Experience in a Long Term Care setting, an asset.

· Good verbal and written communication skills and personal initiative.

· Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

· Physically capable of performing all assigned duties within a flexible work schedule required for a 7 day a week operation.

· Must be able to lift 50 pounds, be able to stand for long periods of time.

· Demonstrated regular attendance standards.

· Ability to meet and maintain health standards as per Long Term Care Legislation.

· Computer literacy an asset


Effective and respectful communication with co-workers and residents, strong decision making and problem-solving skills, punctuality, flexibility

HOURS OF WORK: Weekends / Days / Evenings / Holidays; May be changed as necessary to meet the operational requirements of the facility. On call availability/flexibility.

Please email resume to:

Human Resources

Or Fax to: 902-889-2271

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