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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
Req ID 5581 - WE - CAS
Position Title Home Helper
Employee Group Casual/Relief
Hours Per Week Vary
On Call No
Program or Dept. Home Help Program, Community Support Services
Salary Range $10.89/hr
Job Summary The Home Helper provides homemaking services to individuals and families in the home within the framework of VON policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management.
Responsibilities The Home Helper collaborates with members of the health care team in meeting the needs of individuals to attain an optimal level of independence and well being.

Responsibilities include light housekeeping for seniors in their home including (but not limited to) dusting, cleaning kitchen/bathroom, vacuuming, mopping floors, laundry, and errand service.
Qualifications
  • Secondary school education preferred
  • Professional housekeeping/cleaning experience preferred
  • Household management experience required
  • Must be comfortable with seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with seniors in different social and economic environments
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team, take direction well and work independently
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current criminal background check will be requested
Date Posted 12/20/2013
Deadline Date 1/2/2014
City Windsor-Essex Region
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview
VON Canada offers:
 
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Training and skills development
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Group benefit coverage
  • Pension plan
  • Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee recognition programs
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