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Posting Date: May 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Occupational Therapist, Permanent

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for holistic assessment and intervention in the area of critical life skills required for independent living. The emphasis of intervention is to assist the individuals to develop skills, restore function and independence, maintainability, and promote health and safety. Interventions may include assessment/consultation, direct treatment/rehabilitation toward client-determined goals, teaching/training of clients or their caregivers, and advocacy.

Please note that candidates may be selected with the use of interview and assessment processes.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    • Complete clinically relevant assessments of the client/family and their environment.
    • Develop a care plan with the client and family based on the assessment
    • Document and communicate care plan as well as client care activity per college standards
    • Implement strategies or interventions according to realistic client-centered outcomes
    • Document client care activity concisely and accurately, according to College guidelines and Carefor standards
    • Utilize practices supported by evidence and research to achieve realistic, client-centered outcomes
    • Use proactive preventative measures, early intervention, client/caregiver education, and self-management support to facilitate independence, community integration and aging at home
    • Play an integral role in promoting independence and facilitating the safe provision of care in the home
    • Assist with and complete applications for funding of equipment and renovations.
    • Refer clients to appropriate community resources and programs, as well other disciplines as necessary

  • Qualifications

    • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making and analysis
    • The ability to work collaboratively with case managers, clients, families and other caregivers to provide service
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle
    • 2–5 years clinical practice experience preferred
    • ADP Certification strongly preferred
    • Experience in community health
    • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset

    Education:

    • Master’s Degree (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • license with your provincial regulatory body (required)
    • drivers license, and do you possess a reliable vehicle(required)

    Work Location: In Person

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Work-life balance
    • Health and Dental benefits
    • Flexible Shifts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $39.48-$45.34 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Expected hours: No less than 37.5 per week

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Physiotherapist Permanent

The Physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation, and counseling of clients and their families in the community by restoring movement/function and pain management; developing personalized exercise programs to develop/restore range of motion, strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance; administering chest and cardiac rehabilitation treatments; administering modalities; and prescribing/training clients to use mobility aids, adaptive devices, transfer aids, and other equipment.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    • Assess and treat clients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions
    • Test and measure the functioning of the musculoskeletal, neurological, pulmonary, and cardiovascular systems.
    • Establish a clinical diagnosis and care plan for the treatment of physical problems
    • Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
    • Measure the client’s/family’s progress towards goal achievement using objective measures.
    • Demonstrate evidence of consultation and negotiation with client/family during delivery of care
    • Provide client, family or support personnel with education and training to maximize physical abilities
    • Utilize adult learning principles and established teaching materials to educate clients and families
    • Identify and utilize appropriate tools and resources to deliver care and manage these responsibly.
    • Refer client/family to appropriate levels and types of care and community resources as needed
    • Promote client-directed care, self-care, and independence

  • Qualifications

    • Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to work independently.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making, and analysis
    • The ability to work collaboratively with case managers, clients, families, and other caregivers to provide service.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle.
    • 2–5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
    • ADP Authorizer preferred
    • Experience in community health is an asset
    • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible Shifts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $39.48-$45.34 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Expected hours: No less than 37.5 per week

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

    Licence/Certification:

    • license with your provincial regulatory body? (required)
    • drivers license, and do you possess a reliable vehicle? (required)

    Work Location: On the road

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Opportunity: Maintenance Worker – Full Time

Posting Date: March 14, 2024

Under the supervision of the Building Services Manager, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing maintenance duties throughout the building, its grounds, equipment and for creating a pleasant atmosphere for clients and staff. Such duties are performed in accordance with Carefor’s Mission Statement, established policies, procedures and current legislation following a team based approach.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Maintain a clean, safe, home – like environment
    • Collect garbage from hallways, lounges and other areas and deposit in the designated area.
    • Services and maintains hot water boiler system to the limitation of the certification of the incumbent
    • Services and maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment including pumps, valves, motors, fans etc. as per preventative maintenance schedule to the limitation and certification of the incumbent
    • Repairs and maintains custodial and food services equipment
    • Tests and controls water systems and related equipment
    • Operates boilers and performs preventative maintenance on boilers and ancillary equipment and assist with preventative maintenance schedule
    • Performs pipe fitting
    • Service and install window air conditioning units
    • Services and maintains pneumatic controls
    • Performing repairs and maintains building, grounds equipment, and residents personal items, which may be of an electrical, mechanical, or carpentry in nature (woodworking, drywall, painting etc.)
    • Performing required floor care i.e. strip, seal, wax, buff, and damp mop floors
    • Carry out regular fire inspections as assigned
    • Operate light equipment i.e: lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, snow blower etc. according to operating instruction and report any malfunction to Manager
    • Keeping sidewalks, door entrances, stairways, roadways, parking areas, etc. free of hazards ( e.g. snow, ice, garbage, sand etc)
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
    • Performing other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
    • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
  • Qualifications
    • High school diploma or an acceptable combination if education and experience
    • WHMIS Certification
    • Relevant post secondary education or certification in a trade is considered an asset
    • Valid driver’s license and availability of vehicle required
  • Skills
    • Ability to understand oral and written directions
    • Ability and available to work a variety of shifts days, evening, and weekends
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Able to be “on call” on a rotational basis
    • Ability to read blue prints and technical schematics
    • Dependable and trustworthy with good work habits
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
    • Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time
    • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety as relates to job
    • Computer skills would be an asset

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  • Experience
    • Experience in general maintenance and mechanical knowledge
    • Extensive maintenance experience in a medium to large facility
    • Experience or interest in working with seniors
    • Experience in various types of heating and cooling systems including boiler and air handling units
    • Experience and knowledge of Ontario Building Code, and Fire Marshall’s Act
  • What We Have to Offer You

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: From $19. 89 per hour

    Expected hours: 75 per week

    Benefits:

    • Company pension
    • Dental care
    • Employee assistance program
    • Extended health care
    • Flexible schedule
    • On-site parking

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekends as needed

    Work Location: In person

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Opportunity: Client Care Worker – Part Time

Posting Date: March 14, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Client Care Worker provides personal care, medication assistance and support to clients in specialized units/programs.  They operate within the framework of the policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management as established by Carefor and the management of the MacKay Centre.  The Client Care Worker collaborates with other members of the care team in meeting the needs of individuals to attain an optimal level of independence and well-being and are responsible to work within their scope of practice, performing care in accordance with their training and competence.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Assists or provides care according to the Care Plan and in compliance with a CCW’s scope of practice. And reflects the needs of the client.
    • Provides personal care which includes assistance with all aspects of activities of daily living including but not limited to: bathing, dressing and grooming, mouth and skin care, lifts and transfers, light housekeeping including laundry and tidying, assisting with medications or other delegated tasks, exercises, assists with climbing or descending stairs, walking, etc.
    • Escorts residents to and from dining room, assists with feeding and serving the residents.
    • Observes client for changes in behaviour, signs or symptoms of decreasing health status and gives verbal/written report to RPN or other team members.
    • Evaluates the individual’s need for change in their personal support care plan and makes recommendations to RPN or designate.
    • Recognizes the social and emotional need of the clients and deals with them effectively.
    • Contributes to the development of the personal support care plan by reporting, to the RPN or designate, all observations or information obtained from the resident and/or family regarding needs and the effect of the care he/she provided.
    • Plans and organizes each day’s activities, setting priorities for personal support and other activities, to effectively utilize time, energy, supplies and equipment.
    • Assists with Meal set-up, planning and preparing nutritious meals including special diets.
    • Performs light housekeeping/cleaning duties. Including laundry.
    • Makes appointments for clients and accompanies them on outings when necessary.
    • Encourages and promotes client independence and treats clients with dignity and respect.
    • Completes documentation according to established procedures to maintain the communication to other health team members and provide an accurate account of service provided
    • Reviews all forms of documentation and communication in order to remain current on residence operations and resident care. This may include reviewing care notes, e-mails, memos, communication book, and receiving verbal updates.
    • Informs the manager or designate if they require additional training with tasks.
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
  • Qualifications
    • Secondary School education, preferred
    • Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker or Social Service Worker, preferred or an acceptable combination of training and experience
    • Current First Aid & CPR Certification, required
    • Gentle Persuasive Approach Training, Crisis Prevention Intervention Training, or similar training, preferred
  • Skills
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts, in a 24/7 operation – days, evenings, nights & weekends.
    • Ability to observe, evaluate and assess situations and use policies and procedures as guidelines
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and independently with minimal supervision in a busy, fast paced environment
    • Dependable, trustworthy, compassionate with good work habits
    • Ability to understand directions and delegations
    • Ability and availability to work shifts in a 24 hour operation
    • Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time
  • Experience
    • 1+ years’ experience working with seniors or adults of various groups with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and mental health illnesses, esp. developmental delays.
    • Experience providing personal care, required
    • Experience working in a supportive group home, retirement residence, nursing home or similar environment
    • Experience in handling confidential information
    • Experience with medication assistance
  • What We Have to Offer You

    Job Types: Part Time Permanent (0.5 FTE or 37.5 hours bi-weekly)

    Salary: From $17.70 per hour

    Benefits:

    • Company pension
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible schedule
    • On-site parking

    Schedule:                       

    Week 1 of Master:  Thurs (N) Fri (N)

    Week 2 of Master: Mon (D) Sat (E) Sun (E)

     

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Opportunity: Cook – Part Time (0.63 FTE or 47.5 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: March 12, 2024

Under the supervision of the Food Services Supervisor, the Cook/Baker is responsible for the preparation and service of well-balanced meals to residents of the Pembroke Civic Complex/Mackay Centre, following established menus while considering therapeutic diets and resident’s preference in consultation with the supervisor. Responsibilities will be performed in accordance with food handling and safety standards, Canada’s Food Guide, and within the framework of Carefor Health and Community Services policies, procedures, and standards.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    •  Monitor the operation of all kitchen equipment
    • Provides information to supervisor to enable effective meal planning
    • Monitoring and recording equipment readings i.e. temperature of fridges
    • Preparing and cooking food according to sanitation and standardized guidelines pertaining to food preparation
    • Receiving and checking accuracy of food and supply orders and reporting concerning to supervisor or designate
    • Providing direction to other members of the dietary staff
    • Maintaining a clean, safe environment
    • Performing tasks according to duty sheet
    • Setting up equipment and supplies for food preparation
    • Prepares meals, dessert, and/or snacks following standardized approved recipes, being careful to minimize waste and leftovers, and cook food according to sanitation and standardized guidelines pertaining to food preparation
    • Cleanup of kitchen area
    • Ensuring timely service of meals
    • Handling and storing all left over foods according to food handling guidelines
    • Makes observations of resident behaviour and intervenes according to job expectation e.g. nutritional intake, disruptive behaviour in dining room, attendance for meals, general concerns affecting operations of the dietary department
    • Report observed concerns to supervisor or designate
    • Becoming familiar with individual resident’s dietary preferences, allergies, and diet restrictions
    • Assisting residents, if needed, to cut food or pour beverages
    • Promptly reports any problems, accidents, emergency situations, and complaints of residents regarding service to the supervisor or designate
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
    • Performing other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
  • Qualifications
    • Cook Certification from approved College, or an acceptable combination of education and experience may also be considered
    • Food Handling and Safety certificate
    • WHMIS certification
  • Experience
    • Experience/Knowledge of creating menus
    • Experience providing leadership to kitchen staff
    • Experience with food preparation
    • Experience cooking meals for large groups
    • Experience using kitchen equipment
    • Experience in customer service
    • Experience working with elderly
    • Experience working in nursing home or similar environment would be considered an asset
  • Skills
    • Ability to understand oral and written directions
    • Ability to calculate recipe quantities
    • Ability and available to fulfill the shift rotation designed for position (early morning, late evening, and weekends)
    • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • Ability to handle the temperatures of working in a kitchen environment
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Dependable, trustworthy, compassionate with good work habits
    • Interested in supporting the elderly and disabled adults
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
    • Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time
    • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety as relates to job
  • What we have to offer you

    Salary:

    • Competitive base salary – $17.86 per hour

    Benefits:

    • Defined benefit pension program: HOOPP Pension Plan
    • Flexible schedule and work arrangements
    • Work life balance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
    • Disability insurance
    • On-site parking

    Schedule:

    Week 1 of Master:

    M (LC) T (LC) T (Cook) F (LC)

    Week 2 of Master:

    M (LC) T (Cook) T (LC) S (Cook) S (Cook)

    Work Location: In person

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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Posting Date: March 8, 2024

The Opportunity: Cook, Part Time (0.4 FTE or 32 hours bi-weekly)

The cook prepares, completes and serves daily nutritious meals and snacks for the residents of the home, taking into consideration allergies and preferences. Required to encourage independence of the residents by having them assist with preparation, cooking/baking and clean up duties. Always following the framework of Carefor’s policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management.

Please note that Richmond Care Home is not accessible by public transit.

This residence is a secure bungalow in the heart of Richmond Ontario and is designed to help residents feel as though they are living in a home away from home. The living room, kitchen and dining area are the central hub of the residence with comfortable, familiar décor. Our highly trained staff are encouraged to wear regular clothes instead of scrubs or uniforms, this encourages our residents to feel even more at ease. The Richmond Care Home provides a level of care, compassion, friendship and love that makes this a place like no other.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    The cook prepares, completes and serves daily nutritious meals and snacks for the residents of the home, taking into consideration allergies and preferences. Required to encourage independence of the residents by having them assist with preparation, cooking/baking and clean up duties. Always following the framework of Carefor’s policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management.

    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 be available to work every second (2nd) weekend.

    Carefor offers part-time and casual employees competitive wages, pay in-lieu of benefits, and a defined benefit pension plan after two years of employment.

    Carefor offers paid professional development such as Gentle Persuasive Approach, Best Friend’s Approach for Dementia Care, Food Handler certification and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

  • Qualifications
    • Experience in food service, preferably within the health care sector
    • Reliable and dependable in providing care for the clients
    • Experience organizing and planning nutritious meals
    • Household management experience
    • Experience working with clients living with dementia an asset
    • Personal Support Worker certificate an asset
  • What We Have to Offer You
    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Defined benefit pension program
    • Work life balance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
  • Others

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Opportunity: Full Time Personal Support Worker (1.0 FTE or 75 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: March 12, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides personal support and homemaking services to individuals. Care is provided within the framework of policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management as established by Carefor Health and Community Services and the management of the Pembroke Civic Complex.  The PSW collaborates with members of the health care team in meeting the needs of individuals to attain an optimal level of independence and wellbeing. A PSW is responsible to work within his/her scope of practice, performing the care and activities for which they have the necessary training and for which they are competent.  The PSW is to inform the manager or designate if they require additional training with tasks.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Assist or provide care according to the Resident Care Plan. Assistance may need to be provided on a short or long term basis to individual residents including but not limited to personal care, lifts and transfers, observing nutritional status, light housekeeping, assist in taking prescribed medication, etc…
    • Observe resident for changes in behaviour or signs or symptoms of decreasing health status and report to Care Team
    • Chart care given and give verbal/written report to RPN or other team members on any unusual behaviour and observations made with respect to clients/residents
    • Evaluate the individual’s need for change in the personal support care plan and make recommendations to RPN or designate.
    • Contributes to the development of the personal support care plan by reporting, to the RPN or designate, all observations or information obtained from the resident and/or family regarding needs and the effect of the care he/she provided.
    • Plans and organizes each day’s activities, setting priorities for personal support and other activities, to effectively utilize time, energy, supplies and equipment.
    • Completes documentation/paperwork according to Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reviews all forms of documentation and communication in order to remain current on residence operations and resident care. This may include reviewing care notes, e-mails, memos, communication book, and receiving verbal updates
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
  • Qualifications
    • Secondary school education preferred
    • Personal Support Worker or Health Care Aide certificate
    • Current Standard First Aid Certificate, required
    • Current CPR level C Certificate, required
  • Skills
    • Ability to evaluate situations and use policies and procedures as guidelines
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
    • Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
    • Good assessment skills
    • Awareness of community resources
    • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
    • Ability to take direction well
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability and availability to work shifts in a 24 hour operation
    • Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time
  • What We Have to Offer You
    • Competitive wages
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Paid education bursaries
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • 24/7 on-call Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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The Opportunity: Dietary Aide – Part Time (0.51 FTE)

Posting Date: February, 29, 2024

Under the supervision of the Food Services Supervisor, the Dietary Aide is responsible for assisting the cook with the preparation and service of well-balanced meals to residents of the Pembroke Carefor Mackay Centre and clean-up following meal service. Responsibilities will be performed in accordance with food handling and safety standards, Canada’s Food Guide, and within the framework of Carefor Health and Community Services policies, procedures, and standards.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Maintaining a clean, safe environment
    • Performing tasks according to duty sheet
    • Setting up equipment and supplies for food preparation
    • Assists in prepares meals, dessert, and/or snacks following standardized approved recipes, being careful to minimize waste and leftovers, and cook food according to sanitation and standardized guidelines pertaining to food preparation
    • Cleanup of kitchen and dining area
    • Serving meals to clients/residents
    • Ensuring timely service of meals
    • Handling and storing all left over foods according to food handling guidelines
    • Makes observations of resident behaviour and intervenes according to job expectation e.g. nutritional intake, disruptive behaviour in dining room, attendance for meals, general concerns affecting operations of the dietary department
    • Report observed concerns to supervisor or designate
    • Becoming familiar with individual resident’s dietary preferences, allergies, and diet restrictions
    • Assisting residents, if needed, to cut food or pour beverages
    • Promptly reports any problems, accidents, emergency situations, and complaints of residents regarding service to the supervisor or designate
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
    • Performing other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
  • Qualifications
    • Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent is preferred
    • Food Handling and Safety certificate
    • WHMIS certification
  • You will make an impact by
    • Experience with food preparation
    • Experience in serving food
    • Experience using kitchen equipment
    • Experience in customer service
    • Experience working with elderly
    • Experience working in nursing home or similar environment would be considered an asset
  • What We Have to Offer You

    Salary: $16.57 per hour

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined benefit pension program: HOOPP Pension Plan
    • Flexible schedule and work arrangements
    • Work life balance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
    • Disability insurance
    • On-site parking

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekends when needed

    Work Location: In person

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Dietary Aide, Permanent

Under the supervision of the Food Services Supervisor, the Dietary Aide is responsible for assisting the cook with the preparation and service of well-balanced meals to residents of the Pembroke Carefor Civic Complex and clean-up following meal service. Responsibilities will be performed in accordance with food handling and safety standards, Canada’s Food Guide, and within the framework of Carefor Health and Community Services policies, procedures, and standards.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Maintaining a clean, safe environment
    • Performing tasks according to duty sheet
    • Setting up equipment and supplies for food preparation
    • Assists in prepares meals, dessert, and/or snacks following standardized approved recipes, being careful to minimize waste and leftovers, and cook food according to sanitation and standardized guidelines pertaining to food preparation
    • Cleanup of kitchen and dining area
    • Serving meals to clients/residents
    • Ensuring timely service of meals
    • Handling and storing all left over foods according to food handling guidelines
    • Makes observations of resident behaviour and intervenes according to job expectation e.g. nutritional intake, disruptive behaviour in dining room, attendance for meals, general concerns affecting operations of the dietary department
    • Report observed concerns to supervisor or designate
    • Becoming familiar with individual resident’s dietary preferences, allergies, and diet restrictions
    • Assisting residents, if needed, to cut food or pour beverages
    • Promptly reports any problems, accidents, emergency situations, and complaints of residents regarding service to the supervisor or designate
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Reports the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which he/she is aware and which may endanger him/herself or another worker
    • Reports any violations of the Health and Safety Act or the regulations, or the existence of any hazard
    • Ensures all workplace incidents are reported in a timely manner in accordance with legislation, and Carefor policies and procedures for workplace injuries and incidents
    • Performing other duties/tasks as assigned by manager
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for individuals who:

    · Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent is preferred

    · Food Handling and Safety certificate

    · WHMIS certification

    Experience

    · Experience with food preparation

    · Experience in serving food

    · Experience using kitchen equipment

    · Experience in customer service

    · Experience working with elderly

    · Experience working in nursing home or similar environment would be considered an asset

    Skills

    · Ability to understand oral and written directions

    · Ability to calculate recipe quantities

    · Ability and available to fulfill the shift rotation designed for position (early morning, late evening, and weekends)

    · Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

    · Ability to handle the temperatures of working in a kitchen environment

    · Effective communication skills (verbal, written)

    · Dependable, trustworthy, compassionate with good work habits

    · Interested in supporting the elderly and disabled adults

    · Ability to lift up to 50lbs

    · Ability to bend, sit, stand, kneel for short periods of time

    · Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety as relates to job

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

    Salary:  $18.56 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Ability to Commute:

    • Pembroke, ON (required)

    Ability to Relocate:

    • Pembroke, ON: Relocate before starting work (required)

    Work Location: In-Person

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

Apply Now

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