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Posting Date: February 7, 2024

The Opportunity: Personal Support Worker, Permanent

As a Personal Support Worker, you will make an impact on the lives of others and feel valued, respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential at Carefor Health & Community Services.

At Carefor we are in ongoing need of Personal Support Workers to support our clients in their homes and in retirement settings. You will be providing them with care and support so they can stay at their own homes longer and more safely.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    The Personal Support Worker is a critical role within our communities as it positively affects the lives of clients and ignites the warmth of human connection. You will be making a difference in the lives of your clients each day by providing personal care, delegated exercise programs, and activities of daily living (ADLs) as prescribed by each client’s individual care plan while collaborating with all members of the health care team to meet the needs of individuals to attain their optimal level of independence and well-being.

    You will make an impact on the lives of clients in the following ways:

    • Assist in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, transferring, grooming, and bathing
    • Provide laundering of clothes and linens
    • Provide light cleaning
    • Provide respite care
    • Provide light meal preparation
    • Provide cognitive, social, and compassionate support
    • Document reports for clients on their plan of care and any changes in the behaviour of daily routines
    • Other related duties and tasks as assigned by the Supervisor in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures.

     

  • Qualifications
    • Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level II, III), Personal Support Worker or Developmental Service Worker program, Health Care Aide, Foreign-Trained BScN or Doctor, Paramedic Graduate, BScN Nursing Student, or second year RPN student.
    • Your ability to manage confidential information
    • Your ability to work independently
    • Your ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
    • You can provide a Vulnerable Sector check (obtained within the previous six months)
    • You are comfortable working in various social and economic environments
    • You can provide up to date immunizations for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, rubella and hepatitis
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone to communicate with clients and Carefor office staff by phone and email
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone for screening and security applications (apps)
    • Experience with Palliative Care is considered an asset
    • First Aid CPR is considered an asset
  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages (in addition to the Provincial government $3/hr. wage enhancement)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Smartphone
    • All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • 24/7 on-call Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Part Time/ Casual, Permanent

    Salary:  $19.67 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Overtime pay

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) ( 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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Respite House Assistant

Posting Date: February 7, 2024

The Opportunity: Personal Support Worker, Permanent

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

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Assist with personal support tasks reflecting the needs of the individual/family
    • Support the guest’s need for supervision/cueing/assistance with bathing, dressing, eating, toileting and mobilizing
    • Assist with daily housekeeping duties (sweeping, dusting, tidying, bed-making etc.)
    • Assist with laundry (bed linen, towels etc.) for the program
    • Undertake meal preparation and other kitchen duties
    • Facilitate meaningful activities to ensure guest’s enjoy their stay
    • Help create and maintain welcoming, home-like environment for guests
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment
    • Encourage guests to contribute to the tasks involved in running of the program, to the best of their abilities.
    • Plan, lead and participate in a varied program of meaningful one-on-one and small group activities geared to the guests’ abilities and preferences
    • Work as part of a team that includes staff, volunteers, guests and family members
    • Actively participate in program planning, problem-solving and decision making
  • Qualifications
    • Experience working with individuals with dementia
    • Ontario Certified Personal Support Worker Certificate and/or National Association of Career Colleges (NAC) Certificate, or Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level II, III), or Developmental Service Worker program, Health Care Aide, Foreign-Trained BScN or Doctor, Paramedic Graduate, BScN Nursing Student, or second year RPN student.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with seniors living with special needs
    • Good assessment skills
    • Ability to work within a structured environment independently and collaboratively within the team
    • Ability to provide Activities of Daily Living
    • Ability to provide Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (e.g. assistance with medication)
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time, lifting, and stretch
    • Ability to understand, speak, read and write English fluently
    • Ability to understand and speak fluently in French
    • Positive outlook and welcoming personality
    • Self-motivated, patience and flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills/ interpersonal skills
    • Ability to take direction well
    • Ability to adjust to working in a multicultural environment
    • Excellent decision-making skills and ability to problem solve
    • Ability to work in stressful situations
    • Ability to provide and implement recreation activities with the Guests

    Job Types: Part Time/ Casual

    Salary:  $19.67-$24.59 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Overtime pay

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    Work Location: In person

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages (in addition to the Provincial government $3/hr. wage enhancement)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 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.

Apply Now

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Posting Date: February 5, 2023

The Opportunity: Registered Nurse, Permanent

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Nurse in Hospice Cornwall who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of their clients in the community. A Registered
Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the Hospice.

Please check out this video to get a sense of the values we want to promote and life at Hospice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yM9GrAQDKqs&t=2s

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    As a Registered Nurse Hospice Cornwall, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients by completing relevant assessments and developing care plans based on those assessments with the client and their family. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the care plan and perform technical nursing skills in accordance with nursing principles and
    Carefor’s policies and procedures.
    You will evaluate, document and describe client/family responses to the care plan, and revise the plan as required on an ongoing basis. You will report and discuss the status of your client and their care on a regular basis with other members of the health care team to ensure the most appropriate and relevant care is being administered.

  • Qualifications

    In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.

    The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:

    • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
    • You have excellent high tech skills (CADD Pump)
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and the use of a reliable vehicle
    • You have excellent documentation skills
    • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
    • You use the Nursing Process toward holistic case management care
    • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • You use your knowledge, skill, and judgement to support your clients and team members in the continuum of care
    • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients

    If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:

    • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
    • Experience in palliative care
    • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
    • Experience in community healthcare
    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • 8-hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Night shift

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RN) through the CNO (required)
    • Driver’s License and 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)
    • Health and Dental benefits
    • Work-life balance
    • 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: $32.46-$44.63 per hour

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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Perley Day

Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Program Assistant, Permanent

The Program Assistant works under the direct direction of the Supervisor and/or Team Leader, as well as in accordance with Carefor and Program policies, procedures and practices. The Program Assistant provides support for the program clients and their families and ensures clients well-being and safety.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    You will make an impact in the following ways:

    • Assists with the implementation of the socio-recreational adult day programs. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Set up and tear down of activities. Assist clients with and participate in social/group activities such as art, cards, billiards, board games, trivia games, etc.
    • Participate in group discussions and individual conversations with clients regarding current events, life experiences, and any other topic of specific interest to the client
    • Assists clients with daily exercise program and other physically active games
    • Assists with the organization of special planned events
    • Assists clients with personal care and mobility
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Participates in health and safety training including WHMIS and applies this knowledge in the workplace
    • Assists clients with personal care and mobility
    • Functions and reports in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
    • Participates in health and safety training including WHMIS and applies this knowledge in the workplace
  • Qualifications

    You will need to have:

    • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in one of the following: Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker, Gerontology, Recreation, or Social Services Worker
    • Experience working with seniors who have Alzheimer’s or Dementia required
    • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and caring attitude towards individuals from diverse backgrounds and with special needs
    • Good Assessment skills
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to work independently
    • Current Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR level C Certificate
    • Completion of the Food Handler course
    • Bilingualism French/English as asset

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Flexible schedule
    • Paid-Orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Casual

    Salary:  $19.67-$24.59 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    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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Posting Date: February 7, 2024

The Opportunity: Personal Support Worker, Permanent

As a Personal Support Worker, you will make an impact on the lives of others and feel valued, respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential at Carefor Health and Community Services.

At Carefor we are in ongoing need of Personal Support Workers to support our clients in their homes and in retirement settings. You will be providing them with care and support so they can stay at their own homes longer and more safely.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    The Personal Support Worker is a critical role within our communities as it positively affects the lives of clients and ignites the warmth of human connection. You will be making a difference in the lives of your clients each day by providing personal care, delegated exercise programs, and activities of daily living (ADLs) as prescribed by each client’s individual care plan while collaborating with all members of the health care team to meet the needs of individuals to attain their optimal level of independence and well-being.

    You will make an impact on the lives of clients in the following ways:

    • Assist in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, transferring, toileting, grooming, and bathing
    • Provide cognitive, social, and compassionate support
    • Document reports for clients on their plan of care and any changes in the behavior of daily routines

    To provide optimal service to our clients as a Part-Time Personal Support Worker, we require that you are capable of making a commitment to accommodate 37.5 hours bi weekly. Must be able to work on shift rotations days and evening and weekends, every second weekend.

    A standard schedule will be respected, subject to changes as required by program demand, changes in client visits and caseload. To support planning, we offer you a schedule 2 weeks in advance.

  • Qualifications
    • Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level II, III), Personal Support Worker or Developmental Service Worker program, Health Care Aide, Foreign-Trained BScN or Doctor, Paramedic Graduate, BScN Nursing Student, or second year RPN student.
    • National Academy of Careers Colleges Certificate, if applicable
    • Your ability to manage confidential information
    • Your ability to work independently
    • Your ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
    • You can provide a Vulnerable Sector check (obtained within the previous six months)
    • You are comfortable working in various social and economic environments
    • You can provide up to date immunizations for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, rubella and hepatitis
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone to communicate with clients and Carefor office staff by phone and email
    • You are comfortable using a smartphone for screening and security applications (apps)
    • Experience with Palliative Care is considered an asset
  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages (in addition to the Provincial government $3/hr. wage enhancement)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Smartphone
    • All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • 24/7 on-call Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Part Time, Permanent

    Salary:  $16.55 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Overtime pay

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    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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Posting Date: February 7, 2023

The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, Temporary

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Practical Nurse 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. A Registered Practical Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team.

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:

    Primary Responsibilities include:

    As the RPN at the home you will function as the leader of the resident care team. Utilizing your professional knowledge to assess clients, create care plans, administer medication and monitor/ evaluate the well being of the clients. In the absence of the manager you are in charge to ensure the residence comfort and well being and that policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Qualifications

    In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.

    The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:

    • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
    • You have excellent high-tech skills (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle
    • You have excellent documentation skills
    • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
    • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients
    • Admissions and Discharges of clients as required

    If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:

    • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
    • Experience in palliative care
    • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
    • Experience in community health care
    • Current skills in Foot Care
  • What We Have to Offer You
    • Competitive base salary
    • 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

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Salary: $23.24-$30.51 per hour

  • Others
    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

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

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO (required)
    • Driver’s License and Reliable Vehicle (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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Posting Date: February 7, 2023

The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, Permanent

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Practical Nurse 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. A Registered Practical Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team

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:

    Primary Responsibilities include:

    As the RPN at the home you will function as the leader of the resident care team. Utilizing your professional knowledge to assess clients, create care plans, administer medication and monitor/ evaluate the well being of the clients. In the absence of the manager you are in charge to ensure the residence comfort and well being and that policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Qualifications

    In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.

    The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:

    • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
    • You have excellent high-tech skills (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle
    • You have excellent documentation skills
    • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
    • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients
    • Admissions and Discharges of clients as required

    If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:

    • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
    • Experience in palliative care
    • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
    • Experience in community health care
    • Current skills in Foot Care
    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

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

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO (required)
    • Driver’s License and 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
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

    Salary: $23.24-$30.51 per hour

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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Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Practical Nurse 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. A Registered Practical Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team.

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:

    Primary Responsibilities include:

    As the RPN at the home you will function as the leader of the resident care team. Utilizing your professional knowledge to assess clients, create care plans, administer medication and monitor/ evaluate the well being of the clients. In the absence of the manager you are in charge to ensure the residence comfort and well being and that policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Qualifications

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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 7, 2023

The Opportunity: Registered Practical Nurse, Permanent

Carefor Health & Community Services is in search of a Registered Practical Nurse 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. A Registered Practical Nurse with Carefor is an integral part of the Carefor Health Team and is responsible for the provision and management of nursing care to individuals and/or families in the community, as well as teaching and delegating tasks to different members of the Carefor team.

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:

    Primary Responsibilities include:

    As the RPN at the home you will function as the leader of the resident care team. Utilizing your professional knowledge to assess clients, create care plans, administer medication and monitor/ evaluate the well being of the clients. In the absence of the manager you are in charge to ensure the residence comfort and well being and that policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Qualifications

    In our fast-paced, responsive, and caring environment, we are looking for a self-starter who has the experience and ability to jump in on day one with energy and enthusiasm.

    The following items describe important experience and competency areas you have demonstrated in your current or previous roles in order to be successful in this role:

    • You are registered in good standing with the College of Nurses in Ontario (CNO)
    • You have excellent high-tech skills (with IV restart) or a passion to be trained in these skills
    • You possess a valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle
    • You have excellent documentation skills
    • You have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary practice
    • You have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to adapt nursing to independent practice
    • You take initiative and you are passionate about caring for your clients
    • Admissions and Discharges of clients as required

    If you have the following, it would be considered an additional asset:

    • Ability to converse in both official languages (English/French)
    • Experience in palliative care
    • You have LEAP training or are willing to take part as a requirement to palliative care provision
    • Experience in community health care
    • Current skills in Foot Care

  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Health and Dental benefits
    • Work-life balance
    • 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: $23.24-$30.51 per hour

  • Others
    Flexible Language Requirement:
    • French not required

    Schedule:

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

    Licence/Certification:

    • Nursing license (RPN) through the CNO (required)
    • Driver’s License and Reliable Vehicle (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: 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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Russell/Embrun/St. Albert/Crysler

Posting Date: February 5, 2024

The Opportunity: Personal Support Worker, Permanent

Are you a PSW, DSW, Foreign-Trained Nurse/Doctor, Student Nurse, or Paramedics who is willing to make an impact in the lives of others and feel valued, respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential? If so, Carefor Health & Community Services is the place for you.

At Carefor we are in ongoing need of Personal Support Workers to support our clients in their homes and in retirement settings. You will be providing them with care and support so they can stay at their own homes longer and more safely.

Job Description
  • What You Will Do:

    You will make an impact in the following ways:

    • Assist in the activities of daily living, including eating, dressing, transferring, grooming, and bathing
    • Provide laundering of clothes and linens
    • Provide light cleaning
    • Provide respite care
    • Provide light meal preparation
    • Provide cognitive, social, and compassionate support
    • Document reports for clients on their plan of care and any changes in the behaviour of daily routines
    • Other related duties and tasks as assigned by the supervisor in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies and procedures
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for individuals who:

    • See the possibilities in others and can support them to reach their full potential
    • Can access zoom for a video interview
    • Can use smartphone for communication and for screening applications
    • Communicate effectively in english, both written and verbal
    • Have strong interpersonal and customer focus skills
    • Have physical fitness sufficient to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, e.g. Lifting/transferring clients
    • Are compassionate, empathetic, and creative
    • Have a desire to advocate for others and impact their community
    • Are capable of making a commitment of 75 hours bi-weekly

    You will need to have:

    • Ontario Certified Personal Support Worker Certificate and/or National Association of Career Colleges (NAC) Certificate, or Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level II, III), or Developmental Service Worker program, Health Care Aide, Foreign-Trained BScN or Doctor, Paramedic Graduate, BScN Nursing Student, or second year RPN student.
    • Clear Vulnerable Sector check (obtained within previous six months)
    • Up to date immunizations for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, rubella, and hepatitis
    • Negative tuberculosis test
    • Must have a current valid driver’s license and own vehicle insurance policy
    • Experience with Palliative Care is considered an asset
    • First Aid CPR is considered an asse
  • What We Have to Offer You

    • Competitive wages (in addition to the Provincial government $3/hr wage enhancement)
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Paid 3-day orientation
    • Paid professional development and training
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Smartphone
    • All necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • 24/7 on-call Supervisors’ support
    • Opportunities for growth
    • A collaborative, diverse and inclusive team culture

    Job Types: Casual

    Salary:  $19.67-$24.74 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement:

    • French not required

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift
    • Weekends as needed

    Supplemental pay types:

    • Overtime pay

    Language:

    • English (required)

    Licence/Certification:

    • PSW certificate or equivalency (required)
    • Driving Licence (G2/G) (preferred)

    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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