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Riverside Health Care’s greatest strength is our skilled team of employees with the common goal of delivering exceptional quality health care services across the Rainy River District. We support a safe and healthy work environment where each person is valued, respected and where personal and professional growth is encouraged. We are always seeking dedicated individuals who share our values of integrity, being accountable, caring, and progressive.

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Home Support Worker

Site:

Community Services

Department:

Community-Based Services

Status:

Casual/Part-time

Riverside Health Care is a fully accredited multi-site, multi-faceted health care system providing service to the Rainy River District in spectacular Northwestern Ontario. Riverside Health Care encompasses Hospital, Long Term Care, and Community Services. The district has a number of major sites including; LaVerendrye General Hospital, Rainycrest Long Term Care, Rainy River Health Centre, Emo Health Centre and Community Support Services.

The Community Support Services Department is actively recruiting Permanent, Casual Part Time Home Support Worker(s).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide individualized support services and assistance in order to meet the needs of client and enable them to remain comfortably in their own home for as long as possible.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience;
  • A Personal Support Worker diploma preferred, or the equivalent, knowledge, skills and experience acceptable by the employer;
  • Valid CPR certification;
  • Valid Driver’s License, Class G and a safe driving record;
  • Understands and maintains confidentiality;
  • Experience working with the elderly in a community setting;
  • Proven ability to assess and respond to client needs and set priorities;
  • Exercises behaviours consistent with Riverside Health Care’s Code of Conduct;
  • Willing to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights and weekends;
  • Genuine interest and understanding for the care and needs of the elderly
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the resources for seniors available in the community;
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skill with the ability to function effectively independently, within a team, with front line personnel , and management;
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast paced healthcare environment with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload;
  • Dependable with a verifiable acceptable attendance record;
  • Proven ability to perform the essential duties of the position on a regular basis.
 
 
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