Helping Hands is leading the way in community support services; creating a culture of change through innovative collaborations and initiatives to improve client care and develop fresh ideas, in our sector. We provide a supportive work atmosphere, focused on continuing education, teamwork and personal growth. We offer flexible hours, competitive wages, mileage and paid travel time.
If you are looking for the opportunity to support older adults and adults with physical disabilities in our community and enable them to live independently in their own homes, then join our Helping Hands team!
As a result of continued growth, full time opportunities are currently available Orillia, Barrie and surrounding areas. (Unionized Position)
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Protect and promote the welfare, dignity, and individual rights of our clients at all times
Adhere to the goals, policies and aims of Helping Hands in all activities
Drive to various client and operational locations to perform duties
Provide homemaking, as assigned; ensure the client’s surroundings and personal effects are clean, tidy and serviceable
Conduct errands for/with clients including, but not limited to grocery shopping, banking, paying bills, etc.
Prepare nutritional meals
Ensure safety protocols and procedures are adhered to at all times; promote safe work activities by participating in safety initiatives, training and attending safety meetings, as needed. This may also include acting as the Employee Safety Representative for the organization
Participate in regular training modules
Adhere to Scope of Practice
Any other duties, as assigned
A High School Diploma, or greater, with at least 2 year relevant experience
Maintain a current First Aid/CPR, class C or HCP level Certification, or greater
A Driver’s Abstract clear of uninsurable convictions
Current, clean criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
Awareness and respect of cultural diversity of clients
Knowledge and sensitivity to individuals with disabilities and disorders
High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in French language
Paid Mileage at $0.40/km, in addition to paid travel time
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered through LifeWorks