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Collingwood, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 866-831-1100
Web: www.reliacare.ca

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Home Care Companion

Job ID: 49652
Job Views: 5906
Location: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Postal Code:
Job Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full time, Part time
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Posted: 12.02.2016


Medical-Health: Healthcare Aid

Job Description



Home Care Companions provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Home care may include light housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, respite and advice on such things as nutrition, cleanliness and household activities. 

Home Care Companions are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

Reporting Relationship - Reports to Supervisor


Provide companionship, friendship and emotional support.

Talk, listen, share experiences, play games/cards, read to client etc.

Help keep clients in contact with family, friends and the outside world.

Provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery store and errands.

Accompany clients to recreational and/or social events.

Assist with plans for visits and outings.

Write or type letters/correspondence.

Organize and read mail.

Plan trips and outings and possibly travel with clients.

Teach/perform meal planning and preparation.

Perform light housekeeping.

Ensure service is delivered in accordance with Agency policies, procedures and industry standards.

Monitor supplies and resources.

Evaluate the program and make recommendations, as indicated.

Follow the written care plan.

Assist in basic client transfers providing the client has been assessed as being capable of ambulating without assistance; and/or, providing another trained caregiver (including family) is involved in the transfer.

Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Observe the client’s functioning and report to Supervisor.

Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.

Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Make decisions and solve problems.

Assist with pet care for some clients.

Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.



Job Requirements

The ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.

The ability to understand written and oral instructions.

The ability to communicate information orally and in writing.  

The ability to listen and understand the spoken word. 

The ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.

The ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.

The ability to suggest a number of ideas on a subject. 

The ability to provide advice and consultation to others.

The ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.

The ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with clients/families/co-workers.

Physical and Mental Demands:

Good physical and mental health.

Physical ability to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear and see. 

Mental fortitude and stability to handle stress.

Physical and mental ability to drive a vehicle.


Ability to provide great references and a clean police check

Current driver’s license and a dependable vehicle.

Proper Vehicle Insurance Coverage.




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