Home Support Worker (HSW) - Extendicare/ParaMed

Job Details

Home Support Worker (HSW)

  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 10
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 35
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: N/A

As a Home Support Worker, you will assist people in your community to live safely in their homes by supporting them with daily tasks and self-care activities. 

 You will receive free and paid training in a 3 week in-class program designed to teach you the skills needed to work as a Home Support Worker.  Upon graduation you will be eligible for full-time hours and benefits. 

Why you’ll love working here: 

  • Best in class training and development programs
  • Celebration and Recognition programs
  • Part time and Full-time opportunities and flexible scheduling options
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
  • Company paid mobile device
  • Mileage compensation
  • Opportunities for education allowance for employees and family
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee perks and exclusive offers

What you’ll do:

  • travel from patient to patient completing several home visits per day
  • Prepare meals and assist with meal-time
  • Basic housekeeping duties
  • Provide companionship and support the well-being of patients
  • Assist with personal hygiene care including showering and bathing
  • Support for basic activities of daily living

What you bring:

  • Compassion and listening skills
  • Passion for making a difference in your community
  • Willingness to visit patient’s residences within a designated area
  • Ability to work every other weekend
  • Experience working with seniors and/or children is an asset
  • Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Background screening upon hire
  • Previous experience performing personal hygiene care is an asset but not necessary
  • Valid driver license and access to a vehicle

About ParaMed:

ParaMed Home Health Care is Canada’s leading provider of home care service. We have been providing homecare and wellness solutions since 1974 and operate across Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. With 10,000 employees and over 75,000 patients, we are proud of the impact we bring to our communities through the delivery of high-quality patient-centered care.

ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from Covid-19. A condition of employment with ParaMed is that all new hires receive all required doses of a Covid 19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Retirement savings plans
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Dental care insurance coverage
  • Vision care insurance coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Performance bonuses
  • Retirement benefit plans
  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Excellent insurance coverage
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Great benefits
  • Terrific benefits
  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus program
  • Death benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement or payment for seminars and classes
  • Educational assistance
  • Career planning and development
  • Scholarships for children of employees
  • On the job training
  • Training opportunities
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Professional development
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Wellness programs
  • Mental health days
  • Employee wellness discounts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Awards or gift certificates
  • Theme days such as Halloween costume days and holiday cookie exchange days
  • Birthday card or note from executive
  • Service recognition program
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Commute allowance
  • Free drinks such as pop, coffee, tea, juice, and espresso
  • Standing desks
  • Lounge / nap areas
  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Company swag
  • Free coffee
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Flexible work hours
  • 5 Day work weeks
  • Terrific work environment
  • Flexible work environment
  • Childcare benefits
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Canada’s Leading Home Health Care Services Provider for over 40 years.Since 1974 ParaMed Home Health Care has been caring for people in their homes, offering a full range of home health care services including personal care, homemaking, therapy and nursing services. But beyond the medical and personal support, ParaMed offers more to our clients by not just considering their condition but their character.Our ability to successfully match caregivers with clients has allowed us to grow into the largest home care team in Canada. With over 10,000 staff members and 75,000 clients, we ensure your family members receive a familiar face and dignified care.