Paid Training! Home Support Worker (HSW)
ParaMed
Pickering, ON
1d ago
  • Paid 3-week training program!
  • ParaMed offers the following Sign-On Bonus for HSW after Graduation of training program when hired FT.
  • FT permanent HSW eligible for bonus of $500, $250 on the first pay and $250 following 6 months of hire !

    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!

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

    Are you compassionate, independent and enjoy working with people? We are looking for energetic women and men who want a rewarding career in the home healthcare industry?

    ParaMed is offering a unique opportunity for caring people to obtain a Home Support Worker Certificate and to start a career in the health care industry!

    Our ParaMed HSW Training is a free and paid 3 week virtual / in-person program designed to provide you with the education and skills you will need to work as a Home Support Worker in the exciting and fast-growing field of health care.

    Graduates are offered a full-time role after graduation!!

    Home Support Worker

    If the following statements sound like you, then you might make a great Home Support Worker!

  • I enjoy interacting with elderly populations and people with disabilities
  • I am a good listener, and I can also communicate well, both written and verbally
  • I enjoy being busy and working independently
  • I can maintain my positive attitude while dealing with frustrating and challenging situations
  • I have previous personal and / or volunteer experience, providing compassionate care and support to others in need (children, seniors, neighbours, etc.)
  • We also want people who have personal experience providing care and support to others, and those from Retail, Hospitality or the Service Industries !
  • You will also need to have

  • Access to a reliable 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
  • Tell me about the Day in the life of A Home Support Worker

  • Several patient visits per day, traveling from home to home to provide care, either on your own or with a Personal Support Worker
  • Meal planning, safe food preparation and storage, feeding
  • Basic home maintenance and housekeeping
  • Assisting with use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc.
  • Rising and retiring - Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc.
  • Personal care Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, foot and sponge baths, etc.
  • Socializing and companionship for those in need of emotional support
  • Why join our team?

  • Full-time roles available
  • Work independently and within your community
  • Company-paid work device for mileage and client tracking purposes
  • Competitive compensation including paid training, competitive wages, and benefits
  • Employee discount program and 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 via the "Apply Now" button!

    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.

    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

    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.

    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 : Pickering / Ajax

    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.

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