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The Opportunity: Part Time Temporary Personal Support Worker (PSW) (0.4 FTE or 30 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: May 17, 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
  • Experience
    • At least 1 year experience working with elderly or ill individuals.
    • Experience working with seniors who have dementia, Alzheimer’s, and mental health illnesses
    • Experience working in a retirement or nursing home facility
  • 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

    Union Position:                           Liuna

    Anticipated Start Date:             As soon as possible

    Hours per Pay Period:               0.4 FTE or 30 hours bi-weekly

    Scale Level:                                  S17.70 per hour

    Schedule:                                     below

    Week 1 of Master

    Fri (N) Sat (N) Sun (N)

    Week 2 of Master

    Sun (N)

     

     

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 (0.47 FTE or 35 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: May 8, 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
  • 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

     

    Union Position:                             Liuna

    Anticipated Start Date:               As soon as possible

    Hours per Pay Period:                0.47 FTE or 35hours bi-weekly

    Salary:                                              $16.57 per hour

    Schedule:                                          See master schedule below

    Week 1 of Master

    Mon (2-7) Tues (2-7) Wed (2-7)

    Week 2 of Master

    Tues (2-7) Wed (2-7) Sat (2-7) Sun (2-7)

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 – Temporary Part Time (0.95 FTE or 71 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: May 8, 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
  • 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

    Union Position:               Liuna

    Anticipated Start Date: Monday, June 17, 2024

    Hours per Pay Period:    71 hours bi-weekly or 0.95 FTE

    Scale Level:                      $16.57 per hour

    Schedule:                         see master schedule below

    Week 1 of Master

    Mon (11-7) Tues (11-7) Thurs (E1) Fri (7-1)

    Week 2 of Master

    Mon (11-7) Tues (11-7) Wed (E-1) Thurs (7-1) Sat (E1) Sun (E1)

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: Part Time Temporary Personal Support Worker (PSW) (0.6 FTE or 48 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: May 3, 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
  • Experience
    • At least 1 year experience working with elderly or ill individuals.
    • Experience working with seniors who have dementia, Alzheimer’s, and mental health illnesses
    • Experience working in a retirement or nursing home facility
  • 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

    Union Position:               United Steel Workers (USW)

    Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

    Hours per Pay Period:   0.6 FTE or 48 hours bi-weekly

    Scale Level:                      $19.71

    Schedule:                          see below

    Week 1 of Master

    Tues (E) Thurs (N) Sat (E) Sun (E)

    Week 2 of Master

    Wed (D) Thurs (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: Temporary Full Time Resident Care Worker

Posting Date: April 30, 2024

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Resident Care Worker at Richmond Care Home, which is a unique retirement residence dedicated to the care of women is living with dementia. Richmond Care Home is situated in the Village of Richmond, Ontario, where we offer a small, home-like, supportive environment for up to 16 residents.

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:
    • Provide compassionate care, personal support, and recreation in a residential setting
    • Assist in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, grooming, and bathing
    • Provide light meal preparation
  • Qualifications
    • Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Health Care Aide, Foreign Trained Nurse or Doctor, Paramedic graduate, Nursing student, or related education, or experience providing care to individuals requiring personal support
    • Experience working with clients living with dementia an asset
  • What we have to offer you
    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined benefit pension program
    • 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

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: Personal Support Worker (PSW) – Part Time (0.9 FTE or 72 hours bi-weekly)

Posting Date: March 22, 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
  • Experience
    • At least 1 year experience working with elderly or ill individuals.
    • Experience working with seniors who have dementia, Alzheimer’s, and mental health illnesses
    • Experience working in a retirement or nursing home facility
  • 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

    Union Position:               United Steel Workers

    Anticipated Start Date: Monday, April 1, 2024

    Hours per Pay Period:    72 hours bi-weekly or 0.9 FTE

    Salary:                               $19.53 per hour

    Schedule: 

    Week 1 of Master

    Mon (N) Tues (N) Wed (N) S (D) S (D)

    Week 2 of Master

    Mon (D) Wed (E) Thurs (E) Fri (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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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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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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