Join us as an
IN-HOME SUPPORT WORKER

Company: Port City Home Services
Location:  Clients within HRM
Position Available: Temporary, Full-time (1.0 FTE) Contract until March 31st, 2023

Expected Start Date: Immediate
 

Organization Description:

“Living well” means something different to each of us. Port City Home Services strives to help seniors live well, wherever they call home, with a wide variety of reliable services to fit their unique lifestyle and needs. Port City Home Services is looking for competent In-Home Support Workers Level 2 (IHSW2) to join our team. As an IHSW2, your main responsibility will be to provide support for our clients in a professional and compassionate manner.
 

Job Summary:

The In-Home Support Worker supports clients living in Long-term Care and in the community. Some of these duties will include:

  • Providing meal assistance

  • Assisting clients to/from/during scheduled activities

  • One on one client support

  • Answering call bells and supporting clients with requests

  • Tidy clients rooms and changing bed linens

  • Facilitating leisure activities

  • Engaging in indoor and outdoor games

  • Performs other duties as required

  • This include assisting with personal care
     

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eighteen (18) years of age with demonstrated experience and relevant education.

  • Outgoing, engaging personality

  • Food safety training required (training will be provided if necessary).

  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be comfortable working with seniors with varying levels of abilities.

  • Experience in maintaining a clean environment.

  • Reliable transportation to Clients’ locations

  • Able to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and on a team.

  • Current clean criminal record and vulnerable sector checks .

  • Experience or training in this field (i.e. PSW, training in feeding, etc.) would be an asset.

  • Ability to work shift work as needed

 

Salary: $15.75/hour

Rotation: Day shifts and working every other weekend

Interested candidates are to submit a current resume.

 

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Port City Home Services
Email: vsweeney@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929