Home Support Worker
ParaMed
Strathroy, ON
3h ago

Description :

The Home Support Worker will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the patients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a patient specific assignment working under the direction of and in collaboration with a regulated health care professional.

Care will take place in the community, within a patient’s home. This program will result in employment.

ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario government to provide the $3 / hour wage enhancement in addition to your regular earning!

About Us :

ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community.

We provide quality, compassionate care directly to patients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be!

Choose ParaMed for support, where we’ll provide you with paid orientation, mentorship, and ongoing training. Experience diversity and life long learning where the skills that you learn contribute to making you a confident and accomplished care professional.

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 !

What we Offer :

Competitive compensation Health and dental benefits Use of company provided Mobile device Mileage / travel allowance Training and skills development Full-time and part-time positions available Career Advancement opportunities Employee purchase discount programs Autonomy and independence We provide full access to Personal Protective Equipment as required so that our employees can work through their day with peace-of-mind.

Qualifications and Requirements :

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.

Access to a vehicle is required A valid driver’s license (minimum G2) and valid insurance is required Secondary School Diploma / GED / Equivalency is required Ability to communicate both through oral and written mediums Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with patients and their families Experience working with the acutely ill, chronically ill or palliative patients is an asset Availability to commit to working every other weekend is required

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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