General Duty Assistant

Heritage River Retirement Residence - Elora, ON (13 days ago)

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Heritage River Retirement Residence is a privately and locally owned, 112 suite retirement home located in the heart of Elora. At Heritage River, it is the people who truly bring it to life! We treat our residents and team members like family. Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork describe our “HEART VALUES” These values provide the foundation for our success! If you are ready to make a meaningful difference in the care and enrichment of the lives of our residents, join a dynamic, innovative team, enjoy flexible hours and receive fair and competitive wages? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

We are currently recruiting for the position of General Duty Assistant. In this important role, you will be a valued member of our Health and Wellness team. performing a variety of tasks to ensure our residents comfort, safety, health and enjoyment of our their home here at Heritage River. The current opening is for a 20 hour per week 7:00am -11:00am shift.

Key Duties & Qualifications:

  • Help and assist residents to achieve their optimal functioning and enjoy and enrich their everyday activities, answer pendant call promptly as required
  • Assist residents in completing laundry, dining and housekeeping linens
  • Assist with ambulation and portering to meals and activities
  • Report promptly to RPN or team leader any resident concerns and take prompt action
  • Assist residents in maintaining their suites in a safe and organized manner
  • Be a welcoming and supportive caregiver that can quickly earn and sustain the confidence of our residents
  • Complete wellness checks in the dining room
  • Have an open, caring and empathetic approach in all interactions with residents, their families and your work colleagues
  • Have good verbal and written communication English language skills, able to follow instructions and be an active team player
  • Ideally, a minimum of 1-year experience in a retirement living or long-term care facility
  • Preferred candidates will have their current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Embrace and embody our HEART values ( Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork)

For confidential consideration, please send us your resume, including a short cover letter that helps us understand your interest and background. We thank you and appreciate your interest, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time