Bilingual Guest House Assistant – PSW/DSW/SSW

  • Region: Ottawa Region
  • Categories: Other | Community Care
  • Type: Part-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: January 11, 2019

Reference No: GH19-02

Position(s): One (1) 0.4 FTE Regular Part-Time and One (1) 0.6 FTE Regular Part-Time

About Carefor:

At Carefor Health & Community Services, we provide services for people of all ages and all stages of life. Our charitable, not-for-profit home health care organization stands by the same mission we've had since 1897, allowing us to proudly offer a wide variety of accessible home care and community support services that meet the individual needs of the communities we serve.

Job Summary:

Working as part of a team, the Guest House Assistant is responsible for facilitating the client’s stay at the Guest House by promoting his/her abilities/strengths, while supporting his/her disabilities/deficits. The assistant will manage the client’s physical, social, emotional and spiritual care in keeping with the mission, goals, and objectives of the program and within the framework of Carefor’s policies, procedures and standards. The assistant may be responsible for a number of housekeeping duties to ensure smooth operation of the Guest House.  

Carefor is committed to providing quality care to its clients twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. In order to accomplish this you will be expected to work the schedule as posted. However, Carefor does reserve the right to change the schedule as required.

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate in Social Services, Dementia, Personal Support Worker, Development Support Worker or Gerontology
  • Bilingualism mandatory
  • Experience or Education in Recreation is considered an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate mandatory
  • Food Handling Certificate is an asset
  • Work/volunteer experience with Dementia clients or special needs elderly is preferred
  • Gentle Persuasive Approaches training considered an asset
  • Household management experience
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills & experience working in a team Environment
  • Experience working with elderly or ill individuals or children
  • Must be able to communicate well in English, both written and verbal
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to adjust to working in different social and economic environments
  • Behaviour management and Crisis Intervention training would be an asset
Carefor is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

Please apply by filling out the form below or faxing your cover letter and resume to (613) 749-4002 indicating on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying and the Reference Number.
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