Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Client Support Worker

Department:

Social and Community Services

Division/Location:

Services for Seniors - Milton Place and Friends Landing - Milton

Position:

Client Support Worker

 

NOTES:

 

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

This is a permanent part-time position working 30 hours per week and every fourth Saturday.

 

Purpose:  

Reporting to the Supervisor of Community Support Services you will participate as a member of the Adult Day Program team, providing personal care support to clients attending the day program.  This includes supporting the client with activities of daily living, restorative programs, health and wellness promotion and assisting with the provision of recreation programs.

 

Preferred Background:

The successful candidate will possess a secondary school diploma and personal support worker certificate from a recognized college along with one (1) to two (2) years’ experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation or community setting such as an adult day program. The ideal candidate must have experience working with those with dementia, responsive behaviours and adults with disabilities. The incumbent must be team oriented, possess effective communication skills and has an understanding of the Client’s Bill of Rights as per Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Familiarity with computers including MS Office and Point Click Care is an asset. Additional training including Food Handlers Certificate, Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA), Montessori and First Aid certification are considered assets.

 

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

 

Working Conditions: 

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by your first day of employment. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents, physical demands include lifting, pushing and pulling. Flexibility in work schedule for occasional evening and weekend work as needed. Travel will be required, incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.

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Duties:

  • Provides personal care for clients of the Adult Day Program.
  • Serves client meals and is responsible for assisting with meals and monitoring for consumption by clients.
  • Assists with the provision of recreation and therapeutic programs.
  • Observes reports and records changes in the client’s status and contributes to the development of client care plans.
  • Responsible for the safe application of and maintenance of equipment and supplies used for the provision of client care.
  • Assists with housekeeping duties as assigned such as clean-up of program areas and meal area.
  • Communicates effectively with clients, staff and families.
  • Provides excellent client service at all times.
  • Works cooperatively with team members.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Posted:

November 13, 2017

Posting Expires:

November 20, 2017

Posting #:

SS-414-17

 

 
NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
 
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Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

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