Home Help Worker
Canadian Red Cross, ,
CANADIAN RED CROSS
Home Help Worker
Location: Sudbury Branch
Do you want to make a difference?
Join the worlds’ largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a Home Help Worker. This is a contract role with hours based upon client need in the community. This is an ideal position for someone who would like to make a difference in their community, while helping others, and having a flexible schedule.
Reporting to the Community Support Services Coordinator, the successful candidate will provide in home services on a regular, occasional or one time basis to seniors in the City of Greater Sudbury. In accordance with the policies and practices of the Community Health Services, the Canadian Red Cross provides assistance in maintaining a healthy, safe, and clean home environment to those vulnerable seniors in their place of residence.
Perform light housekeeping duties such as bedding changes, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping floors, dishes, and dusting
Clean the bathroom
Complete laundry tasks
Occasional tasks such as clean refrigerator, stove tops, microwave, cupboards, closets and windows
Annual wall washing
Implement and practice infection control measures
Safely operate and maintain equipment, reporting any unsafe or hazardous equipment or situation
Some report writing required
Adhere to the Canadian Red Cross’ Code of Conduct and uphold their Values
Secondary school education preferred
Household management experience
Experience working with seniors, ill or disabled persons
Time management skills
Good assessment skills
Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team as well as work independently
Must be able to communicate well verbally and written
Knowledge of WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Management Information System)
First Aid Certification (training provided)
Successful Canadian Criminal Record Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screen
The work is performed in the residences of the clients.
Local travel is required to clients residence within the City of Greater Sudbury.
Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques
Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, or crouch using proper body mechanics
HOW TO APPLY
Interested parties may submit their resume in confidence to: Shannon Ketchabaw, Community Support Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: March 1, 2018
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We kindly ask not to send in duplicate copies of your resume. Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.