The Home Support Worker - Home Cleaner at VHA Home HealthCare is responsible for providing practical household assistance to people in their homes.
Our homemaking services support people with low or fixed income who are unable to take care of their home. Our clients range from those with mental health issues, who live alone, are elderly, are physically challenged, or at risk for being institutionalized and losing their home.
A Home Support Worker is required to perform various household duties including but not limited to : housekeeping, laundry, cleaning kitchen and bathrooms, making beds.
Duties vary from client to client ranging from light to heavy housekeeping. This position is physically demanding and consists of repetitive tasks on a day to day and home to home basis.
Key Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience : - Experience in providing homemaking and cleaning services - Possess a compassionate and flexible nature, and a client-centred approach to home support- Demonstrated ability to recognize safety issues and follow safe work practices- Must be able to meet the physical demand requirements of the role- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team- Good communication and interpersonal skills- Effective verbal and written English language skills- Requires good judgment, and ability to provide minor problem solving - Ability to travel between assignments by public transportation or by car- Flexible to work weekends - Current CPR and First Aid certification is a definite asset- Ability to speak a second language is a definite asset- Experience working in the community is a definite asset- A keen desire to learn What We Offer : If you're looking for more in a career, flexible hours, growth opportunities, competitive benefits and compensation and meaningful relationships with clients and staff, then you belong at VHA!- Competitive compensation- Flexible work schedules- Paid orientation- Continuous learning- Comprehensive benefits package for eligible staff- Pension plan- Supportive team environment- Support for professional development activities- Employee Assistance Program
VHA HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
VHA is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance.
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