Home Support Worker
London, ON
2d ago

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 in-class 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!!

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

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, travelling 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!

    This is a Union position Service Employees International Union Local 1 Canada, London-Middlesex County

    Union Classification : Personal Support Services (PSS)

    Salary : LHIN Funded PSS Rates as Per Collective Agreement

    Location : County Area, London-Middlesex District

  • 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. *
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