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Home Support Worker (HSW) – Mississauga, South Etobicoke, Oakville or Burlington


Links2Care is a non-profit, community service organization providing a better quality of life through care, support and connection for seniors and adults with disabilities, children and families, and people of all ages in need in Halton, Mississauga, and South Etobicoke.

We are proud to be a Great Place to Work®, as voted by our very own employees who make a difference in the lives of our clients and in our communities every day!

We have a culture of caring because it is what we do! We empower people – our employees, our clients, and our stakeholders – by supporting them to live their best possible life.

For more information about our wide variety of programs and services, please peruse our website.

We offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Part-time benefits program
  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • Flexible schedules
  • Training opportunities
  • Paid orientation, training, and development
  • Employee Assistance Program provided for all employees
  • PPE and work supplies provided
  • 1:1 support from our IT Department for technical issues
  • Independence of working in the community

Position Overview

Working as a Home Support Worker is a rewarding career.  You will build meaningful relationships with our clients and their families and make a real difference in their lives. Supporting seniors and persons with disabilities with mainly light housekeeping and laundry services including light dusting, bed making, vacuuming, cleaning of the bathroom, grocery shopping, laundry, sweeping and mopping of high traffic areas; basic meal preparation and light housekeeping duties such as washing dishes, taking out the garbage, doing client’s laundry. Sweeping and vacuuming within the client immediate living area.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Perform light housekeeping tasks according to the care plan which may include:  light dusting, bed making, vacuuming, cleaning of the bathroom, grocery shopping,  laundry, sweeping and mopping of high traffic areas.
  • Simple meal preparation, light garbage removal up to 15lbs and accompany client to appointments
  • Caregiver relief (companionship, client safety, socialization and recreational tasks)
  • Effectively communicates with clients to understand the client’s preferences.
  • Reports any concerns regarding the health or safety of clients to their Program Leader.
  • Maintains client information based on program needs and employer requirements in accordance with Links2Care’s confidentiality and privacy policies, PHIPA and PIPEDA legislation
  • Follows guidelines and procedures for dealing with incidents
  • Maintains a healthy and safe work environment in accordance with Links2Care’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Required to attend in-service learning, training and development opportunities as required.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a satisfactory Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen prior to and throughout employment as requested by Links2Care is required.
  • First Aid certification considered an asset.
  • Must drive and have access to a reliable vehicle.  (Employees who drive on behalf of Links2Care for work related purposes must possess and provide proof of a valid Ontario driver’s license and a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance on their vehicle).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Available to work Monday to Friday, day-time shifts

Links2Care reaffirms its policy and maintains a work environment free from discrimination, treating all employees with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility and commitment to equal employment opportunity. Links2Care does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and provincial laws, regulations, and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, social and recreational programs.

It is the policy of Links2Care to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works. Links2Care is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources Department at 905-844-0252 ext. 130.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact us to learn more

905-844-0252 or 1-800-844-0252 or [email protected]

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