GATEKEEPERS PROGRAM – HALTON REGION
Catholic Family Services of Hamilton (CFS) is a nonprofit, multi-service agency providing counselling, case management, education and support to families, couples and individuals living in Hamilton and the surrounding area. We offer a warm, collaborative, and mission-focused work environment that will provide you with the opportunity to have a lasting, positive impact on your community.
The Gatekeeper Program provides in-home cleaning services for seniors in Hamilton, Halton and the surrounding area. Individuals present with extreme domestic neglect as well as with tendencies to hoard excessively. Our clients require assistance with sorting and the removal of excess items as well as assistance with cleaning.
The Extreme Cleaner works through a harm reduction lens with the goal of returning client homes to satisfactory fire safety codes, public health standards and prevent eviction or homelessness. You will work collaboratively with an experienced Case Manager to create a care plan and ensure goals are met.
By providing high quality service to seniors with a supportive and respectful approach at all times, you use your ability to develop rapport with clients to promote a clean and safe home environment. By identifying resistance among clients, you encourage a sense of motivation for change.
Collaborating with the client’s respective Case Manager, you will implement a cleaning plan prior to scheduled cleans and communicate with the respective Case Manager post cleans. You have a willingness to work in potentially unsanitary environments as well as the possibility of infested environments (e.g. cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, etc.).
This position requires a highly motivated and self-directed professional with knowledge of seniors and age-progressive illnesses. You have outstanding communication and active listening skills and clear understanding of confidentiality and professional boundaries. You excel in judgement, professional standards, empathy and being an effective team player. You have access to a reliable vehicle. You are able to successfully complete a Police Clearance. You are available for evening and weekend work. Proficiency in French language an asset.
All required equipment and supplies are provided and mileage will be reimbursed.
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