Summer Student
Canadian Red Cross
Sudbury Branch, Ontario
29m ago

Posted : May 06, 2019

Region : Sudbury Branch, Ontario

Temporary Full-Time (6 weeks)

Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a PATH Assistant, within the Sudbury Branch PATH program, and under the direction of the Senior Manager of Operations.

Duties include but not limited to :

Provides support to seniors during hospital discharge process

Supports clients during the transition from hospital to client’s home in accordance with established service plan

Completes basic errands for clients as required, in accordance with established service plan (i.e. grocery pick up, etc.)

Completes basic home management duties, in accordance with established service plan.

Completes risk analysis of home using standardized Risk Assessment tool

Facilitates client and caregiver engagement., i.e. providing applicable information on client related issues

Facilitates referrals to Community Support Services and discharge process as per program guidelines

Handles and stores hazardous products safely (WHMIS)

Maintains comfort and safety of client’s immediate environment

Identifies and reports any unsafe or hazardous equipment and situations to the Program Coordinator

Takes measures to ensure personal safety

Takes measures to protect the health and safety of clients

Observes and reports any concerns related to the client or their environment to the Program Coordinator

Perform other related duties as assigned and required; in consultation with the Program Coordinator

Provides companionship to clients being transitioned home

Maintenance of confidentiality of clients

Assist Program Coordinator with statistics and reports as required

Qualifications :

Must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment

Excellent interpersonal and recording skills

A caring, non-judgemental individual

A self-motivated individual who takes initiative

Proficient in troubleshooting and resolving problems

Bilingualism an asset

Good writing and verbal communication skills

Standard computer knowledge (Microsoft Office and Internet Research)

Must be returning to school in the fall

Please note that there is no relocation package for this position.

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record and reference check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

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