Overview

The Home Help Worker provides in-home light housekeeping services to seniors and people with disabilities
who are frail, vulnerable and/or suffering from social isolation.

Responsibilities:
• Assist clients and/or their caregivers with their light housekeeping tasks such as cleaning (vacuuming,
dusting), laundry, shopping, errands (accompanying the client, for example, to the bank), and meal
preparation;
• Assist clients and/or caregivers in maintaining a clean and safe living environment;
• Monitor the client’s mental/physical health and their capacity for self-care;
• Report incidents, changes and observations regarding the client’s well-being to the Home Support
Team Leader for follow-up;
• Attend to personal injuries by following procedures;
• Document services provided to clients to assist in service evaluation reports and funding proposals;
• Participate as a team member on planning initiatives, in-House committees or activities, and
providing other related assistance as required

Qualifications:
• Knowledge is required of the in-home needs of seniors, of the frail, chronically ill, palliative and/or
cognitively impaired and individuals living with disabilities in the community,
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as a service-oriented staff member;
• Sensitivity towards the needs of clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds;
• Physical ability to provide program services such as light housekeeping, vacuuming, laundry, meal
preparation, running errands and assisting clients and/or caregivers with their daily activities;

• Ability to respond to emergencies by following procedures;
• Good written and verbal language skills in English.

 

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Compensation

Status: Permanent Part Time (Bargaining Unit Position) Start Date: ASAP Hours: Up to 40 hours per week Rate: $16.46 per hour (plus 5% vacation pay, 6% in lieu of benefits, 12.5 vacation days and 3 discretionary days) Unit: Older Adult Centre Immediate Supervisor: Coordinator, Home Support Posting Date: May 18, 2022 Closing Date: Ongoing recruitment. Resumes will be considered as they arrive. Note: All West Neighbourhood House employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the West Neighbourhood House Covid-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply

Hiring Committee 588 Queen St. W. Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E3 jobs@westnh.org  

About West Neighbourhood House

West Neighbourhood House, formerly St. Christopher House, is a multi-service, neighbourhood-based
agency that has served the diverse communities of downtown west Toronto since 1912. The central purpose
of West Neighbourhood House is to enable less-advantaged individuals, families and groups in the
community to gain greater control over their lives and community.