Job Posting 79532

Personal Care Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closed 8 days ago (Thu, 20 Jan)
full time - term / contract

The Organization:

LutherCare Communities is a leading provider of senior living communities and supportive healthcare services for over 65 years. LutherCare’s 600 employees provide caring services to more than 1,200 residents and clients in locations around Saskatchewan. Services include long-term nursing care, community day programs for adults, seniors’ housing, home support, intermediate care homes, group living homes and subsidized family housing.  These services are fully accredited showing our commitment to provide excellence in care, shelter and support.

The Position:

In support of the Vision, Mission and Values of LCC, we are seeking a Personal Care Worker to join our team. The Personal Care Worker is responsible for the care and service required to meet the need of our residents at Luther Riverside Terrace - Intermediate Care Home.  Responsibilities stem from three main areas:

  • Resident Care: Includes the assistance of personal hygiene as well as encouraging residents to maintain independence
  • Resident Programming: Includes the facilitation of resident daily living activities and participation in the community
  • Home Maintenance: Includes housekeeping, laundry and the preparation of meals and snacks

LutherCare offers a competitive compensation package to all full-time, part-time, and casual employees working greater than 40% of full-time hours, benefits Include:

       - Enhanced vacation entitlement

       - Paid sick leave

       - 3sHealth and dental benefits                                         

       - Group life and long-term disability benefits

       - Pension Plan                                 

       - Employee family assistance program

The Applicants:

Applicants would typically qualify for this position through the completion of a grade 12 and previous experience working with seniors. Experience providing dementia care is an asset. Successful applicants will be required to complete a two-day Personal Care Home Worker course, Basic First Aid (no CPR), and Food Safe within the first three months of employment.  Applicants must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to interpret, read, write and speak English fluently as well as have a positive attitude toward cooking, cleaning and care of seniors.

We believe in the power of diversity and we’re dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at LutherCare Communities. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

COVID-19:

LutherCare Communities has implemented a corporate COVID-19 Vaccination requirement policy. Effective November 15th, 2021, all individuals entering a LutherCare Communities site will need to present proof of being fully vaccinated (both doses), or present a negative COVID-19 test result at their own cost. Applicants who are called for an in-person interview will be subject to this policy.

Please note: the information above is for information purposes and we are not asking you to disclose your vaccination status at this time.

Applicants must provide a criminal background check including the vulnerable sector search prior to employment.

A Safe and Caring Continuum of Living™ for all.

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