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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.

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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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Posting Date: February 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.

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.

Apply Now

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