Full Time, Permanent
Thunder Bay
Posted 1 week ago
Positions available: 3
Closing date: September 28, 2021

The Home Support Worker is an integral part of Dilico Anishinabek Family Care’s health care team. Home Support Workers are responsible for the delivery of in-home support to ill, frail, handicapped and disabled persons of all ages so that they may remain independent in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. With direct supervision provided by Dilico’s Community and Personal Support Services Manager, the Home Support Worker collaborates with the Community and Personal Support Services Manager and other Health staff including Personal Support Workers and Registered Nurses, to ensure the provision of culturally appropriate support and assistance to eligible clients including the provision of support with activities of daily living.

Qualifications and Requirements:  Completion of secondary school education or equivalent (any post-secondary education is an asset); First Aid Certificate & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate; At least 2 years of experience preferred; Completion of courses in home support is an asset. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week

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Must have:: Satisfactory Criminal Records Search including Vulnerable Sector; required to work flexible hours, travel regularly and to act on an “on-call” basis as determined by the respective Manager in relation to service requirements; Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s License and access to a reliable personal vehicle with $1 million dollar liability;

Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.

Post expires at 3:00pm on Tuesday September 28th, 2021

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