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.