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Organization Overview Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? As part of the VON team, you will make a positive impact on the lives of clients who need support services to help them with activities of daily living. VON is Canada’s largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organization. We’ve been offering high-quality, innovative care and supports since 1897. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!
Position Title Home Helper
Employee Group Casual/Relief
Program or Dept. CSS
Job Summary The Home Helper will provide homemaking services, companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients in their homes within the framework of VON policies, procedures, standards and quality and risk management.
Responsibilities Assist clients with light dusting, vaccuming, laundry, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, and other duties as required.
Qualifications •Secondary School Education
•Foot handler’s certificate an asset
•Experience working with seniors in different social and economic environments
•Household management experience
•Must be comfortable with seniors and people with disabilities
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team, take direction, and work independently
•Must have a current drivers license, proof of insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle
•Current criminal background check will be requested

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements
Date Posted 5/2/2013
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
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