Personal Attendant - Binbrook (AbleLiving Services)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Part-time

AbleLiving Services is a non-profit organization providing personal support services to adults with disabilities living within their own home or one of our independent living facilities. Our clients direct and customize the services they receive and we support them to maximize their independence and enhance their quality of life. We provide services across the Golden Horseshoe in the Mississauga, Burlington, Stoney Creek and Hamilton communities.

If you are an individual who values teamwork, honesty, respect, innovation, versatility and excellence then we would like to hear from you.

We are currently hiring PERSONAL ATTENDANTS to join our BINBROOK team.

At our Binbrook shared living facility we provide essential non-medical personal support services on a long term basis to persons with physical disability and/or traumatic brain injury which prevents the individual from carrying out the activities of daily living unaided, without endangering themselves, or within a conventional time frame. Clients are able to direct their own services and live in a communal setting.

In addition, our Binbrook shared living facility is home to several 'transitional' residents who have been released from hospital and are awaiting transfer to home or long term care.

This Part-Time position will offer you

  • a competitive wage, benefits
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
  • paid orientation and,
  • on-going professional development opportunities

AbleLiving, a part of Thrive Group is proud to announce that we have been certified as a GREAT WORKPLACE after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the program supervisor, this position is responsible for providing non-medical personal support services, life-skills support and light housekeeping duties to enable clients to live as independently as possible. Duties include assisting clients with personal care, arranging and escorting clients to appointments, and housekeeping services. Such duties are carried out under the direction of the client or alternate decision maker and in accordance with Client Service Contracts, laws and regulations governing service provision.

The Binbrook location is not on a bus route - thus successful applicants must either drive themselves to/from work or be able to make alternate arrangements.

 

EMPLOYMENT GUIDE:

  • Experience in the provision of personal support services to people with disabilities and/or seniors are requirements for this position.
  • High School Diploma
  • Additional certification in personal support care, first aid, health care or other related qualification preferred
  • Ability to empathize with people with physical and emotional needs is essential
  • Knowledge of basic math and ability to do calculations and quantity measurements are required
  • Must be able to plan and organize work and perform tasks according to priority
  • Ability to make solid decisions and problem-solve effectively are also essential
  • Good oral and written communication skills, with a competent level of English are requirements
  • Able to communicate in other languages is an asset
  • Must demonstrate high commitment to providing exceptional customer service and be reliable, punctual, and capable of managing time effectively
  • Ability to develop supportive relationships and work collaboratively with clients, family members, colleagues, volunteers, and community partners are essential
  • Must be able to take direction and work independently as well as part of a team
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check or Criminal Reference Check is required

Thrive Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the HR Department at 289-309-8477 or by email at hr@thrivegroup.ca.