Home Support Worker (HSW)
Minden, ON
3d ago

ParaMed is partnering with the Ontario government to provide an additional $3 / hour temporary increase for HSW staff to supplement regular earnings.

ParaMed is currently accepting applications for our Paid Home Support Worker (HSW) certification program!

Are you a compassionate and energetic individual seeking a rewarding career in the home healthcare industry? ParaMed is offering a unique opportunity for uncertified candidates to obtain a Home Support Worker Certificate and to start a career in the healthcare industry!

ParaMed’s Home Support Worker Certification program is a 6-week paid in-class training program that will lead to a career with the ParaMed team.

  • Paid 3 week in-person training program.
  • This training program results in full-time employment.
  • ParaMed offers a $500 sign-on bonus for HSWs after Graduation of training program when hired full time with us!
  • FT permanent HSW eligible for bonus of $500, $250 within 3 months of hire and $250 following 6 months of hire !

    How to qualify for this program?

    OSSD or secondary school equivalency is strongly preferred; candidates with a combination of some secondary school education and relevant work history will be given equal consideration

    Experience in working with vulnerable groups in a work or volunteer capacity is preferred but not required

    Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license

    A willingness to work every other weekend

    Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Background screening upon hire

    A passion for making a difference in your community

    Why join our team?

    Attractive scheduling

    Part-time and full-time roles available

    Company-paid work device for mileage and patient tracking purposes

    Competitive compensation including paid training, competitive wages, and benefits

    Employee discount program

    Employee assistance program

    One on one patient care

    Continuous learning and training opportunities

    More than ever, Home Support Workers are in high demand, including within the realm of home healthcare. If you are interested in learning more, please respond to this advertisement with an updated resume.

    Successful vaccination programs in retirement and long-term care facilities has resulted in the provincial government’s lifting of single site restrictions fully-vaccinated staff can now work in retirement home, LTC, & home care!

    This is a Union Position : CLAC

    Union Classification : PSS - Personal Support Worker (PSW) / Home Support Worker (HSW)

    Salary : LHIN Funded PSS Rates as per Collective Agreement

    Location : Minden, ON

    Apply by clicking the Apply Now button or by submitting a resume to your local ParaMed office.

  • In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process*
  • ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from Covid-19. A condition of employment with ParaMed is that all new hires receive all required doses of a Covid 19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

    ParaMed takes great pride in the safety and wellbeing of all employees. We provide full access to Personal Protective Equipment as required so that our employees can work through their day with peace-of-mind.

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