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Supervisor - Lead Hand

Requisition ID: 336807 

Competition #: SS-23-531
Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Gladstone

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Third Crossing Manor

Department / Unit: Environmental Services 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: TBD 

FTE: 1.0 

Anticipated Shift: Days/Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Wage Rate: As Per CUPE Collective Agreement


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Summary:
Reporting to the Manager – Environmental Services, the Supervisor – Lead Hand is responsible for maintaining the quality of laundry and linen production, maintaining housekeeping routines and standards of practice, assisting in the orientation and training of housekeeping and laundry staff. The Supervisor – Lead Hand is responsible for working in collaboration with the Manager. The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud. Please note that travel to Gladstone Health Centre will be required.


• Completion of Grade XII Education (Manitoba Standard)
• Certificate in Leadership or completion of Supervision courses
• Other equivalent relevant experience considered
• Knowledge and proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office program (Word, Excel, and Outlook) Minimum of three (3) years recent and relevant experience in Housekeeping/Laundry Services
• Demonstrated ability to use Housekeeping/Laundry technology, equipment and techniques
• Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written directions
• Demonstrated ability to handle chemicals and cleaning supplies as per defined procedures
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with others
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, health care professionals and coworkers
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership
• Demonstrated flexibility in adjusting to a changing environment
• Demonstrated ability to problem-solve within the responsibilities of the position
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
• Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
• Good work and attendance record


Conditions of Employment:
• Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate.
• All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy
• Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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