Home Support Worker (HSW)
Spectrum Health Care
Toronto, Canada
6d ago

Company Description

We are currently hiring Home Support Workers (HSWs) in Toronto .

At Spectrum Health Care our mission is re-imagining home care for clients and families to provide products and services they need, whenever care is required, delivered by the most qualified and compassionate staff.

By joining Spectrum Health Care you will be part of one of Canada’s Best Managed companies and a committed member of a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals.

Spectrum is one of Ontario’s largest providers of home care, nursing and senior companionship services. We provide more than 75,000 in-home patient visits per week in the communities we serve.

And, we can’t do it without caring, capable and qualified people, like you.

Job Description

Being a Home Support Worker is a rewarding career in which you will be able to build meaningful relationships with patients and their families and make a real difference in their lives.

In this role, you will assist patients with their basic personal care and help them manage day-to-day living activities so that they can continue living at home while giving care givers and family members respite from the demands of caring for aging parents or loved ones.

As a Spectrum HSW, you will provide our patients with the best possible care and support.

  • Provide basic personal care for medically stable patients under the direction of a Home Support Supervisor
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, toileting, skin care and socialization
  • Perform basic meal preparation and light housekeeping duties such as washing dishes, taking out the garbage, doing patient’s laundry.
  • Sweeping and vacuuming within the patient’s immediate living area may be required

  • Provide respite for medically stable patients while the primary caregiver is out of the home
  • Maintain awareness of patient’s abilities, current diagnosis made by medical professionals, diet, personal interests and special needs
  • Requires travel within assigned region between patients’ residences or facilities
  • Qualifications

  • Supportive Care Worker Certificate, Health Care Aide Certificate or completion of Term 1 of a PSW program
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Police Check and TB Test (within 6 months) as a condition of employment
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Effective English communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with others in a caring, tactful and courteous manner
  • Mandatory COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
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