Homemaker - Part-time & Casual Positions

“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Date:                          February 20, 2018

Location:                    Ottawa, Ottawa (Orleans, Rural East, Rural Southeast, and Rural South)

Position:                      Three (3) Casual Positions

Reference #:                 H18-02

Start Date:                    As soon as possible

The Organization

For 115 years, Carefor Health & Community Services, a registered charity and not-for-profit organization, has been keeping families together longer at home by providing home health care and community support services. From nursing to personal care, assisted living options and respite services to support caregivers and families, Carefor services continue to meet the needs of the local communities we serve across the Champlain region of Ottawa, Pembroke-Renfrew County & Eastern Counties. Carefor is a fully accredited healthcare organization that has expanded in recent years to over 1,000 staff and 42 million in annual revenue.

Job Summary:

The Homemaker provides homemaking services to individuals and families in the home within the framework of Carefor policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management. The Homemaker will collaborate with the Program Coordinator to meet the needs of clients and attain an optimal level of independence in the home environment.

This position will be required to work in Orleans, and Rural East, Southeast, and Southern areas within and surrounding Ottawa. Access to a vehicle is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clean, safe, home environment
  • Sweep, vacuum, sponge mop floors
  • Dust furniture
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Change bed linens, wash, dry personal clothing and linens
  • Collect garbage from all rooms and dispose in designated trash bins
  • Wash and dry dishes
  • Wash fridge and stove (as required)
  • Follow infection control policies and procedures for housekeeping
  • Reports unsafe conditions or changes in client’s home environment

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Household management experience
  • Previous housekeeping experience is an asset
  • Experience working with elderly/vulnerable sector
  • Acceptable criminal background chec
  • Must be able to speak English, French is a strong asset
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to adjust to working with people of different background and abilities.
  • Access to a vehicle is required
  • Will be required to:
  • Use safe body mechanics for lifting
  • Bend, turn, squat on an ongoing basis
  • Stand, sit, kneel for short periods

Apply TodaySend your resume to jobs@carefor.ca or fax it to (613) 749-4002.

Please indicate on your cover letter or resume the position for which you are applying.

To learn more about Carefor's integral role in the community visit www.carefor.ca.

Contact Information:

Human Resources
Carefor Health & Community Services/Services et Soins de Santé Communautaires
760 Belfast Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 6M8
Tel: 613-749-7557
Fax: 613-749-4002
Email:  jobs@carefor.ca

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