Home Support Worker-V5 Downtown Team – WRHA Community Health Services – Winnipeg, MB

Requisition ID: 150661


Position Number:
20076321


Posting End Date:
October 28, 2020


City:
Winnipeg


Site:
WRHA Community Health Services


Work Location:
Downtown West Comm Health & SS


Department / Unit:
V5 Downtown Team


Job Stream:
Clinical


Union:
MGEU-HC Support


Anticipated Start Date:
ASAP


FTE:
1.00


Anticipated Shift:
Days


Daily Hours Worked:
8.00


Annual Base Hours:
2080


Salary:
$12.939, $13.216, $13.433, $13.758, $13.987


Rotation Calendar:


Wk 1


Friday


Saturday


Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday

0700-1600

OFF

OFF

0700-1600

0700-1600

0700-1600

700-1600


Wk 2


Friday


Saturday


Sunday


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday

0700-1600

OFF

OFF

0700-1600

0700-1600

0700-1600

700-1600


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.


Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Resource Coordinator, the Home Support Worker acts as a member of the healthcare team, assisting with patient/client care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The Home Support Worker demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the WRHA and the Home Care Program.


Experience

  • Previous patient and/or client care experience preferred.

  • Previous experience with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation preferred.

  • Satisfactory employment record required.


Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.


Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions).
    • Regional and Program policies and procedures.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Aboriginal customs, traditions and values.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.


Physical Requirements

  • Position involves extensive physical activity such as lifting, bending.
  • Must be in good physical and mental health.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens (i.e. residual smoke, pets and or/pet dander), physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.
  • Will include travel between clients with unpredictable driving conditions or potential inclement weather.
  • May encounter home environments that could have congested spaces, uneven surfaces (both inside and outside the home environment).

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT.
The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition

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