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Service Worker - SMHC - Repost

Requisition ID: 336365 

Position Number: 20058794,20058795,20058797,20058799

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Selkirk

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Selkirk Mental Health

Department / Unit: Support Services- Tyndall Building 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual  

Anticipated Shift: Days, Evening and Weekend  

Daily Hours Worked: 8

Annual Base Hours: 2,080 


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 Overview

The Support Service Worker is responsible to provide services to patients, staff and community partners of Selkirk Mental Health Centre including a clean environment, food service, porter/ laundry services, supply replenishment, equipment maintenance, transportation and security.


  • Experience working in housekeeping and food service in a healthcare or directly related environment is an asset.
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in a housekeeping/cleaning environment.
  • Experience in a food handling environment (knowledge of food preparation and safety)
  • Experience in pick-up/ delivery.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.


  • Valid Class 5 Manitoba Drivers License is desired.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to prioritize daily work/competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work safely (safe operation of equipment).
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own and within in a team is essential.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of cleaning practices and equipment is essential.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and equipment is essential.
  • Must be willing and able to work with patients at SMHC.
  • Satisfactory attendance record will be a factor.
  • May be required to add/update building inventory.
  • May be required to relieve for the cook.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically able to do heavy lifting or carrying, work on feet for eight (8) hour shifts, work at heights and/or in varying environmental conditions (inside, outside, high humidity) and work varying shifts and weekends including statutory holidays.
  • Ability to work in plating assembly at a constant, average pace.
  • Physically capable of manual labour (heavy and intensive at times).


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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