Hours based on client needs

Company

SPRINT Senior Care

We began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. We continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Our services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible. They also prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

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Location

Toronto

Duties

- Assist the client with personal care such as dressing, personal hygiene, mobility, toileting, eating, and other routines of daily living, while encouraging client to do as much as possible for her/himself.
- Assist the client with activities of daily living including shopping, housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation and medication monitoring.
- Report and document any changes in client health status and undertake necessary steps to ensure client’s safety and well-being.
- Demonstrate initiative and professionalism at all times with clients, families and community contacts.
- Assist the client with appropriate socialization activities as per the client’s choice and emotional needs.

Requirements

- Personal Support Worker Certificate from an accredited school is mandatory
- Demonstrated ability to create opportunities for clients to maximize and maintain their abilities to the greatest extent possible
- Experience working with seniors
- Must be able to meet physical demands of the role
- First Aid/CPR an asset
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
- Must have a positive attitude
- A keen desire to learn
- Able to prioritize client needs

Start Date

2017-11-01

Hours

Hours based on client needs

Contact

Name

Anna Drake

Title

Human Resources Volunteer Assistant

Address

140 Merton Street, 2nd Floor

Email

anna.drake@sprintseniorcare.org

Display Date

2017-10-20

Expiry Date

2017-10-20