Location: Hensall, ON
Position: Retirement Home Attendant
“Every day you know that you will touch a life, or that a life will touch yours.”
Tired of living to work? Work to LIVE in beautiful Hensall! Located in the heart of Huron County, Hensall is only a short distance from the shores of Lake Huron/Grand Bend, and only 40 minutes from the city of London and town of Stratford. There are many activities residents of Hensall can enjoy, such as all the joys beach life has to offer, as well as year round camping and amazing outdoor activities at Pinery Provincial Park. There are also flea markets, farmers markets, and numerous restaurants and art galleries around ‘Ontario’s West Coast’. And, with Hensall Heritage Hall, and the Stratford Theatre close by, you’re never far from amazing live theatre!
Ask yourself three questions:
1. Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity for career advancements?
2. Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication and effort?
3. Are you passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to residents in a retirement/assisted living environment?
If the answer is yes, we would love to know more about you!
On a daily basis, our Retirement Home Attendants will enhance the quality of life of the Residents to maintain exceptional quality of practice in keeping with the standards and expectations set out by governing bodies and internal policies and standards of care.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide excellent service in terms of medication administration and support to our residents by coordinating with various stakeholders including physicians and pharmacists ensuring a safe organized environment.
Assist with documents management, and ensure treatments are going on as per Medication Administration Record (MAR).
Ensure successful completion of the initial and annual medication administration training and sign off by the Assistant Director of Care.
Assist Residents with activities of daily living, bathing, housekeeping, laundry and meal service
Other duties as required.
One year or more experience working as an Retirement Home Attendant in a long-term care home or Retirement Home Setting would be considered as an asset, however we will train the right candidate.
Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to prioritize tasks in order of urgency.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and comprehension skills.
Developed creative problem-solving skills to look at the “big picture”.
Must be physically strong and will be able to lift up to 50 Lbs.
Current CPR and First Aid certification preferred but not mandatory.
Interested applicants should send their resume here. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.
In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.