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Linen Service Aide

Requisition ID: 193064 

Position Number: 20010087

Posting End Date: January 20, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Linen Service 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Anticipated Start Date: 02/02/2021 

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015 

Salary: $16.664, $17.164, $17.679, $18.209, $18.755, $19.318


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

Reporting to the Manager, Linen Services, the incumbent is responsible for assembling ward carts on a daily basis and accounting for all linen delivered to and returned from the wards.  Sews and mends a variety of uniforms and specialty linen items.  Tracks uniform inventory and submits orders as needed.  Receives linen and ensures order is correct.  Takes telephone and written requests for uniforms, issues to Health Sciences Centre (HSC) employees, determines cost and prepares customer bill.  Assesses HSC linen requirements and interacts with supplier WRHA Laundry Operations to obtain necessary linen.  Assists with other assignments as required by the Manager, Linen Services.


  • Previous related experience in line production for linen distribution service required.  

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must acquire a knowledge of operating room linen within the probation/trial period.
  • Basic sewing skills required. 
  • The ability to do simple mathematical calculations is required.  
  • Must be proficient in speaking, writing and reading English. 

Physical Requirements

  • Incumbent is required to stand, walk, reach, bend, lift, stretch, push and pull for sustained periods. 
  • Required to move cages that may exceed 1000 lbs. 
  • Must be able to climb ladders, lift and carry 25 lb linen bags and operate a thermo seal machine.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


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.

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