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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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The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) – Temporary Full Time (1.0 FTE or 75 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: March 12, 2024

Under the supervision of the Care Team Supervisor, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective, quality nursing care to residents of the Carefor Mackay Centre. The RPN will assume a leadership role by teaching, delegating, and providing guidance to different levels of workers within the care team. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management, Carefor policies and procedures, and the standards and scope of practice set by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

This is a temporary position that will end on September 18, 2025, or when the incumbent returns.

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:
    • Provides complete, relevant assessment of the resident and describes and/or documents finding according to documentation procedures.
    • In collaboration with the Manager or designate, prepares and updates the resident profile and care plan
    • Effectively and safely administers medication according to Carefor procedures and CNO standards of practice
    • Collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure residents receive quality care
    • Identifies problems using a specified framework and in consultation with the Manager or designate and resident, selects and implements individualized strategies or interventions in order to focus care on resolving or managing the problem
    • Describes, evaluates and documents resident’s responses to care
    • Describes rationale for referrals and changes in Service Plan
    • Provides cost-effective, organized, outcome directed care on an ongoing basis
    • Identifies and utilizes tools and resources for work and manages these resources through regular monitoring of equipment etc. and reporting unusable equipment to supervisor or designate.
    • Delegates care appropriately
    • Meets with resident and family to orient them to the residence.
    • Seeks input from residents to assure that service meets expectations
    • Plans, implements, evaluates and adjusts care in accordance with customer focused expectations
    • Functions in accordance with the standards of nursing practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Functions in accordance with the Carefor policies and procedures and the strategic direction of Carefor Pembroke-Renfrew County
    • 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
    • RPN Diploma from approved college
    • Valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
    • Certificate in gerontology would be an asset.
    • Current CPR and First Aid
  • Experience
    • 3-5 years’ experience
    • Experience in a long term care or retirement facility an asset
    • Experience working with people who have dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and mental health illnesses
  • Skills
    • Observation and health assessment according to level of practice
    • Performs duties according to the RPN scope of practice
    • Health teaching facilitation
    • Leadership skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Develop individualized care plans and interventions as determined by the need of the resident.
    • Ability to problem solve and to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to work a variety of shifts within the care team schedule
    • Ability to work independently in a busy, fast paced environment and prioritize duties
    • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • What we have to offer you
    • Competitive base salary ($22.39 to $27.99)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Work-life balance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Schedule:

    Week 1 of Master

    M (D) T (D) W (D) T(D) S(D) S (D)

    Week 2 of Master

    M (D) W (D) T (D) F (D)

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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