Website Riverside Health Care

Site: Community Services

Department: Community Support Services

Status: Casual/Part-time

Salary Scale: $24.76 / hr

The Community Support Services Department is actively recruiting Permanent, Casual Home Support Worker(s) for our Atikokan location.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience;
  • A Personal Support Worker diploma preferred, or the equivalent, knowledge, skills and experience acceptable by the employer;
  • Valid CPR certification;
  • Valid Driver’s License, Class G and a safe driving record;
  • Understands and maintains confidentiality;
  • Experience working with the elderly in a community setting;
  • Proven ability to assess and respond to client needs and set priorities;
  • Exercises behaviours consistent with Riverside Health Care’s Code of Conduct;
  • Willing to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights and weekends;
  • Genuine interest and understanding for the care and needs of the elderly
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the resources for seniors available in the community;
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skill with the ability to function effectively independently, within a team, with front line personnel , and management;
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast paced healthcare environment with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload;
  • Dependable with a verifiable acceptable attendance record;
  • Proven ability to perform the essential duties of the position on a regular basis.


  • To provide individualized support services and assistance in order to meet the needs of client and enable them to remain comfortably in their own home for as long as possible.
  • Assist with day-to-day activities.

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