Companion Aides

Location: Kingston
Region: Ontario (outside of GTA)
Employment Status: Casual
Opened Date: 2014-11-04

Saint Elizabeth is an award-winning not-for-profit and charitable organization, known for its track record of social innovation, applied research and breakthrough clinical practices in home and community care. Our team of 7,000 nurses, rehab therapists, and personal support workers deliver more than six million health care visits annually.

REQUIREMENTS:

Provides client services within the role of a companion aide in the following areas:     

  • Planning and preparing meals
  • Preparing special diets
  • Completing light housekeeping and laundry
  • Assisting with errands
  • Transporting to and from appointments in own car
  • Patient Sitter
  • Shopping
  • Caregiver relief/respite care
  • Accompanying clients to appointments
  • Maintains effective relationships with clients providing physical and emotional independence
  • Maintains effective relationships with other team members
  • Effectively communicates changes in the client condition to the supervisor
  • Travel to client’s home

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A current CPR and First Aid Certificate is an asset.
  • A knowledge of household management skills is required.  Food Safety course an asset
  • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of clean driver’s abstract, $2,000,000 third party liability insurance on vehicle
  • Access to own transportation is required.  Vehicle must be in good repair and working order
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal/written) and exercise good judgment is required
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kilograms may be required
  • One year of relevant experience is preferred