Companion (Servicing Courtice and Surrounding Areas)

  • Company:
    Amica Senior Lifestyles
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

COMPANIONHourly Rate: $17.50Position Type: Casual (potential for full time hours)Benefits: RRSP Matching, Vacation Pay, Loyalty Paid Days Off, Health Spending Account, Cellphone Allowance and Meal Vouchers (Based on Hours Worked)Home ConciergeAt Home Concierge we are looking for Companions with a passion for forming connections with seniors and their loved ones. We are looking for someone that is able to enrich the lives of the seniors that they are caring for and is able to provide support that allows them to continue to live comfortably at home.Responsibilities:Responsible for providing emotional support and non-medical services that improve the lives of seniorsSupporting seniors with meal prep, laundry, changing sheets, vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, mopping, etc.Participating with seniors in customized activitiesEscorting seniors to appointments or to the grocery store (transportation would be coordinated)What do you need to qualify?Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to engage and support the seniors you care for – experience caregiving / fostering relationships with seniors is a plusExcellent communicator, resilient, & flexible to meet the changing priorities of a pilot projectAbility to resolve contentious or sensitive issues or situations independentlyAbility to maintain confidentiality of client informationOwn a smartphone and comfortable with using appsDemonstrated knowledge of occupational health & safety practices, principles & legislationCompliance with infectious disease screening as per provincial legislation & maintaining immunizationsValid G class drivers’ license, valid automobile insurance and willing to travel throughout the Greater Toronto AreaFamiliarity with retirement industry resources is considered an assetWhy Work for Home Concierge?Be a part of making history:Service offering is in the Greater Toronto area with potential to expand across the country. As a founding team member you play a role in shaping the future of the business and the people we serve and are provided the opportunity for growth into new roles as the business grows.Help seniors retain their lifestyle in their home:Your role as a Companion at Home Concierge positively impacts each client you work with, enabling them to remain independent & age gracefully in the home they know & loveBe part of shaping the future of senior care:Canada will need over 800,000 long-term care beds by 2050 – over 2.5 times what we have now. By reinventing at-home care, you are developing a sustainable solution to ensure the wellbeing of Canada’s aging populationYou are supported in & rewarded in your work:Working at Home Concierge comes with a strong support network of coordinators and mentors, competitive salary and benefits including a unique rewards system designed to motivate you based on the amount of services you provide to our members.You have room to grow as a leader:The Companion position develops leadership skills & provides opportunities for career progression to management roles within our rapidly growing firmYou are supported by cutting edge technology:The Home Concierge app puts scheduling, payment, and client profile access at your fingertips – keeping you one step ahead as you deliver first-class care