Overnight Companion
Spectrum Health Care
Whitby, Canada
6d ago

About Senior for Seniors

If you enjoy helping seniors and are passionate about caregiving Apply Today!

Seniors for Seniors (a division of Spectrum Health Care) is a non-medical home care agency proudly serving seniors for over 30 years.

Part-time casual employment is available for retired individuals to provide companionship to seniors.

If you are a mature adult and reside in Whitby , Ontario being an overnight companion might be the role for you!

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Provides socialization, conversation and emotion reassurance to the client
  • Encourages and participates in reading, games, and other activities to promote well-being and stimulate the mind and the spirit
  • Performs light housekeeping duties including vacuuming, dusting, bathrooms, and kitchen
  • Assists client with household tasks and mobility, if necessary
  • Provides companionship to the client in their home
  • Listens, observes, and communicates any concerns / changes in the client’s physical and / or emotional condition immediately to the Branch Manager and Client Care Coordinator
  • Regularly assesses the Client’s surroundings to ensure that clients have a safe home environment (i.e., recognize fall risks, hoarding) and reporting concerns to the Branch Manager or Client Care Coordinator
  • Assists and / or provides general exercises / activities to maintain mobility and independence as directed by the client, their family or the Client Care Coordinator at the request of the family
  • Potential light meal preparation with clean-up
  • Performs errands related to client requests
  • Launders client clothes and bedding and assist in keeping personal space clean and tidy or in private setting
  • Adheres to the safe work / risk management policies and practices of Seniors for Seniors
  • Works within the Ethical Practice Framework of Seniors for Seniors
  • Understands the range of services provided by each division of the Spectrum family and how it contributes to our model of Total Care
  • Continually assess, anticipate, identify and respond to new and changing needs of clients and communicates available Total Care resources to clients when appropriate
  • Skills and Qualifications :

  • Compassionate with a passion for helping others
  • Prior care giving experience is an asset
  • Ability to interact with others in a caring, tactful and courteous manner
  • Ability to speak other languages an asset
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Police Check and TB Test as a condition of employment
  • Retired or of retirement age
  • How to apply :

    We thank all applicants, however only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Please note that successful applicants will require a current TB testing and current Police Reference Check suitable for working with the vulnerable sector prior to commencing employment.

    Seniors for Seniors, a division of Spectrum Health Care is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

    Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at corphr spectrumhealthcare.com for assistance.

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