DRIVING KINESIOLOGIST

Home Instead Senior Care - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate individuals to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE LOOKING FOR A DRIVING INDIVIDUAL WITH A BACKGROUND IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY OR KINESIOLOGY WITH A GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF BODY MECHANICS.

What's In It For You?

  • Insurance Benefits coverage after 90 day probationary period
  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Longer Hours
  • Stability

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing companionship and conversation to stimulate, encourage, and assist a senior client
  • Assisting clients in maintaining their homes by providing light housekeeping tasks such as meal preparation, dusting, laundry, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping
  • Providing medication reminders
  • Supporting senior clients in completing their activities of daily living including toileting, bathing, dressing, feeding, and ambulation assistance
  • Escorting clients to medical appointments
  • Dementia care
  • Hospice and palliative support

Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • MUST have a a vehicle with valid auto insurance is an asset
  • Experience with 2-person transfers
  • Good understanding around body mechanics
  • Background in Kinnesiology, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy REQUIRED
  • Candidates must have a valid G license and have the ability to drive if they live outside of Mississauga
  • Candidates must provide a vulnerable sector check, as well as three professional references

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Permanent

Salary: $16.00 - $16.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Flexible Schedule
  • On-site Parking
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
PPE provided. Full precautions in place to protect the safety of our employees and clients.

Experience:

  • therapy : 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Yes