Household Assistant


  • Responsible to ensure that the varied needs of the residents are met by focusing on the residents' choices regarding their daily life.
  • Provides for and or prepares all meals and dietary needs for the household.
  • Assists the household staff in the serving of all resident meals.
  • Properly stores and rotates all food items in the household.
  • Responsible for the clean-up, sanitation and project cleaning for the dining room and kitchen.
  • Restocks kitchen and pantry for their assigned household.
  • Cleans the household rooms and common areas using routine cleaning standards as well as those performed on a project basis.
  • Cleans and maintains housekeeping equipment after each use and reports malfunctions to the Household Coordinator.
  • Assists in providing activities for residents in their household, conducting programs, visits and activities geared to the interest and abilities of the residents.
  • Complies with established policies and procedures, and maintains established standards and practices including safety, infection control and sanitation regulations for housekeeping, dietary, laundry and activities.
  • Follows the "Resident Rights" policies at all times.
  • Attends and participates in improvement activities.
  • Attends all in-service and training sessions relevant to the position.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Required completion of cross training as assigned for homemaking, household activities, housekeeping, and household laundry, food service and food handling (Serve Safe).
  • Experience working in a long-term care environment and creating successful relationships with residents and family members preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge in hospitality setting preferred.

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