Home Support Worker with ParaMed

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Free and Paid 3 week combination training program! Full-Time Positions available. Positions in both Haliburton and Minden available!  ParaMed offers the following Sign-On Bonus for HSW after Graduation of training program when hired Full-Time: Full-Time permanent HSW eligible for bonus of $500, $250 within 3 months of hire and $250 following 6 months of hire ! This training program results in full-time employment. Description: Successful vaccination programs in retirement and long-term care facilities has resulted in the provincial government’s lifting of single site restrictions – fully-vaccinated staff can now work in retirement home, LTC, and home care! ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario government to provide an additional $3/hour temporary increase for HSW staff to supplement regular earnings. Are you compassionate, independent and enjoy working with people?  We are looking for energetic women and men who want a rewarding career in the home healthcare industry? ParaMed is offering a unique opportunity for caring people to obtain a Home Support Worker Certificate and to start a career in the health care industry! Our ParaMed HSW Training is a free and paid 3 week in-class program designed to provide you with the education and skills you will need to work as a Home Support Worker in the exciting and fast-growing field of health care.  Graduates are offered a full-time role after graduation!! Home Support Worker If the following statements sound like you, then you might make a great Home Support Worker! I enjoy interacting with elderly populations and people with disabilities I am a good listener, and I can also communicate well, both written and verbally I enjoy being busy and working independently I can maintain my positive attitude while dealing with frustrating and challenging situations I have previous personal and/or volunteer experience, providing compassionate care and support to others in need (children, seniors, neighbours, etc.) We also want people who have personal experience providing care and support to others, and those from Retail, Hospitality or the Service Industries! You will also need to have Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license A willingness to work every other weekend Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Background screening upon hire A passion for making a difference in your community Tell me about the Day in the life of A Home Support Worker Several patient visits per day, traveling from home to home to provide care, either on your own or with a Personal Support Worker Meal planning, safe food preparation and storage, feeding Basic home maintenance and housekeeping Assisting with use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc. Rising and retiring – Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc. Personal care – Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, foot and sponge baths, etc. Socializing and companionship for those in need of emotional support Why join our team? Full-time roles available Work independently and within your community Company-paid work device for mileage and client tracking purposes Competitive compensation including paid training, competitive wages, and benefits Employee discount program and employee assistance program One on one patient care Continuous learning and training opportunities