Senior Support Worker - Cleaning for Seniors (HR304)

Carya Society of Calgary - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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At carya, we know that the strength of our community is rooted in its people. That’s why we’ve dedicated more than 100 years of service to creating healthier, more connected communities in Calgary.

With 40 program offerings for individuals and families, we provide a full spectrum of interactive counselling and development services for people of all ages — from babies to youth to older adults — and their support networks.

Our highly skilled team encourages nearly 40,000 Calgarians each year to discover their full potential and build flourishing relationships with their families and community.

Senior Support Worker – Cleaning for Seniors (HR304)
Hourly Flexible position, casual
$17 per hour

The Senior Support Worker plays an important role in the delivery of in-home support services to the older adults of Calgary. To help older adults maintain their independence in their home, the Senior Support Program provides assistance with routine household activities, including homemaking and laundry. The Senior Support Worker acts as the “eyes and ears” for many clients and when necessary, communicates the change in needs of the client to their Supervisor. With the assistance of a Senior Support Worker, many older adults can maintain their independence and “age in place” longer.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide assistance as required in the day to day homemaking, including laundry, making beds, changing bed linens, dusting, damp mop floors, vacuum, clean bathrooms and take out garbage;

Qualifications & Experience

  • Personal qualifications including dependability, reliability and a passion for working with older adults; maturity, calmness, understanding, patience, and a sense of humour;
  • A strong ability to maintain the confidence and privacy of others;
  • A strong ability to work alone in a self-managed setting;
  • Ability to handle a variety of matters requiring discretion, good judgment and sensitivity with a diverse group of clients;
  • A positive attitude with a commitment to providing quality service;
  • Must be physically able to perform the required tasks;
  • Must have a personal cellphone available for work usage;
  • Must have a reliable vehicle to travel between client homes.

*Training and Benefits
*As a Senior Support Worker, you will:

  • Attend the Senior Support Worker certificate training program;
  • Attend staff meetings and workshops;
  • Receive 4% Vacation Pay;
  • Be Reimbursed at $0.50 a km for travel between client homes;
  • Receive a Cell Phone Allowance;
  • Receive regular Supervision in the community.

Closing Date

When a suitable candidate is found

Please send your resume to:

  • Human Resources


*We appreciate the interest of all candidates,
but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.*

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $17.00 /hour