VHA Home HealthCare Ontario Canada
2 weeks ago
VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is one of the largest not-for-profit home care providers in Ontario. Our team is made up of close to 3,000 caring and committed professionals who love what they do. Our providers tell us: “Home care is where I can truly make a difference. There is such a sense of accomplishment from helping people live independently at home.” Our teams work together to provide high quality, client-centered care to those who need it most in their homes, schools, retirement homes and other community settings. Many of our team members manage their own schedules in the community and they say, “The freedom and flexibility can’t be beat.” Providers form meaningful bonds with the clients and families they serve over time and are supported by a diverse regional team and beneficial home office programs. Team members tell us “I love the inclusive culture. I feel welcome and at home.” View more comments from VHA clients and their family members.
We are seeking for a Home Support Worker... in the York Region
(Thornhill, Richmond Hill, and Markham)
Part-time: Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Three days per week- No weekends needed)
What will be your role?
The Home Support Worker at VHA is responsible for providing practical household assistance to people in their homes. In our HSW services you’ll do more than provide services to clients; you’ll build strong, long-lasting relationships, we support clients and staff through client and family centered care, well-connected healthcare teams, and continual improvement support people with low or fixed income who are unable to take care of their home. Our clients range from those with mental health issues, who live alone, are elderly, are physically challenged, or at risk for being institutionalized and losing their home.
An HSW is required to perform various household duties including but not limited to housekeeping, laundry, cleaning kitchen and bathrooms, making beds. Duties vary from client to client ranging from light to heavy housekeeping. This position is physically demanding and consists of repetitive tasks on a day to day and home to home basis.
What makes VHA’s compensation unique?
Benefits and pension plan for permanent eligible employees
Compensation for education and professional development
VHA is a leading learning organization so we can provide you with comprehensive orientation and training at the start and throughout your career
Mentorship and peer support
Career development opportunities
Employee and family assistance program
Perks & discounts
Staff & service provider events
Experience in providing homemaking and cleaning services
Possess a compassionate and flexible nature, and a client-centered approach to home support
Interest and willingness to work with a diverse client base including clients who are elderly, physically challenged, or at risk for being institutionalized and losing their home
Demonstrated ability to recognize safety issues and follow safe work practices
Must be able to meet the physical demand requirements of the role
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to travel across York Region.
Effective verbal and written English language skills
Requires good judgment, and ability to provide minor problem solving
Current CPR and First Aid certification is a definite asset
Ability to speak a second language is a definite asset.
Accommodation and VHA’s commitment to DEI
At VHA Home HealthCare (VHA), we passionately strive to uphold our commitments to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion inclusion and diversity in all parts of our organization and are strong believers that a diverse workforce is key to the ongoing and future success of VHA. We aim to review all applicants with fair and unbiased recruitment practices where opportunities are presented based on merits, skills, and experience. VHA is committed to providing reasonable accommodation and our services are accessible and sensitive to the needs of diverse groups. If you require any accommodation, please let us know in advance as we are happy to comply.
VHA is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada; an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization designate; and a founding member agency of United Way Greater Toronto.
Thank you to everyone who applies. We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.
In every role and at every level, we lead with purpose, build bonds that matter, and we’re passionate about providing spectacular care
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