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Respite Worker, Adult Day Program, In Home Respite and Overnight Stay Care Program - Casual

Brighton, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Casual
Program Name: ADP, OSC and In Home Respite
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Union/Bargaining Unit: LiUNA\u00A0
On Call: No

Job Summary:

Personal Support Workers/Developmental Service Worker, Respite work within the framework of Continuous Quality Improvement, VON District Philosophy, policies and procedures, standards and application legislation. Contributes to the fulfillment of the VON Mission Statement to develop /and/or promote programs to meet community needs. Respite workers provide programming in the home to support the well being of clients and provide caregiver relief.

This position is eligible for the temporary $3.00 per hour wage enhancement from the Ontario Government for all hours spent directly caring for clients.


The successful candidates will be responsible for providing companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients , within the framework of VON's philosophy, policies, standards and legislation.

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate or Developmental Service Worker Certificate
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training an asset.
  • Proven experience working with individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia's.
  • Working with Dementia Certificate or equivalent training in dementia care an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver\u2019s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • Any other duties as required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Working conditions and physical demands: This role requires a detail-oriented approach in a dynamic environment, with physical activity including lifting, carrying (using proper techniques), bending, reaching, kneeling, and other movements that emphasize good body mechanics. Individuals in the role are required to walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day, with some tasks requiring fine hand movements.

Attention Current Employees (Internal Applicants):\u00A0If you are applying to a unionized position and you are a member of its bargaining unit, please be aware that this posting may remain open beyond the deadline if there are not enough applicants to fill the position(s).\u00A0 If the posting remains open after the initial deadline, VON may close the posting at its\u2019 discretion or a rolling deadline equivalent to the posting period specified in your Collective Agreement will be deemed, and each successive period will be treated as a separate posting for purposes of comparing seniority between candidates.


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