WAH (Wait-At-Home) Respite Worker ID: 65405

Deadline Date: 2021/03/31

Location:  Thunder Bay

Wesway is seeking Respite Workers to provide support to participants at our Wait-At-Home (WAH) service.

Posting Date:
2020/12/10
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 
Address:
 
Start Date:
 2020/12/17
Type:
 Contract
Hours:
 32
Wage:
 16.32-20.54
Number of positions:
  10
Days of work:
 Varied
Occupation:
 Health
Duties:
  • Carry out all duties usually performed by the primary caregiver in relation to the day-to-day care needs of the participants. Participants are adults and seniors who have a wide range of physical, developmental and/or cognitive challenges. (e.g. complex medical needs, Alzheimer Disease or a related dementia, etc.). These individuals have a variety of unique support needs including but are not limited to: tube feeding, personal care, catheterization, lift and transfer support, medication, diabetic care, etc.
  • Plan and carry out home based recreational and leisure activities which are geared to the unique strengths, needs, and preferences of all participants
  • Perform all duties required to support the day-to-day operation of the Respite Home Service (e.g. meal planning and preparation, laundry, house cleaning, shopping, management of petty cash, documentation, etc.)
Qualifications:
  • Previous experience supporting adults and seniors with a wide variety physical, developmental and/or cognitive challenges. (e.g. complex medical needs, Alzheimer Disease or a related dementia, etc.).
  • Previous experience supporting multiple participants within a team environment is an asset
  • Previous experience supporting individuals with challenging behaviours
  • Proven skills in developing and planning recreational activities specific to the needs of individuals
  • Comfortable supporting individuals with personal care
  • Able to do lifts and transfers
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Able to problem solve and work in a complex, fast paced environment
Misc.:
Shifts are 7 days per week on a rotational basis. Must be available for a full range of 8-hour shifts (days, evenings, and midnights). All shifts are “awake” shifts. Rotation is subject to change based on the Wait-at Home (WAH) requirements and the needs of the employer.
Closing Date/Apply by:
2021/03/31
How To Apply:
Please submit your letter of interest outlining your ability, experience, qualifications and availability to recruitment@wesway.com

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Cindy Commisso
Position Title:
Recruitment and Retention Officer
Company Name:
Wesway
Address:
1703 Victoria Ave.
City:
Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 P7C 1C8
Phone:
 807-625-6643
E-mail:
 
Web Address:
 www.wesway.com