Job Posting 88141

Group Home Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closed 9 days ago (Mon, 26 Sep)
part time - temporary / contract  •  16.16/hr

The Organization:

At LutherCare Communities (LCC), we are a leading provider of housing communities and supportive healthcare services and have been for over 65 years. LCC is a hybrid organization comprised of a number of companies that include for-profit and not-for-profit. Services include long-term 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. Taking a resident-first, all-inclusive approach, we seek to ensure we maintain the organization's integrity by always focusing on our residents. We value residents' interests, feedback and guidance, engagement, and collaborative leadership.

In Saskatoon, we own and operate group homes that support physically and cognitively challenged adults.

Vacancies: 3

Hours of Work:

  • 1 at 36 hours per week averaged over a 2-week period

  • 1 at 21 hours per week averaged over a 2-week period
  • 1 at 27 hours per week averaged over a 2-week period

The Position:

In support of the Vision, Mission and Values of LutherCare Communities, we are seeking a Community Service Worker to join our Group Home team. Applicants will be responsible for the personal care and safety of clients and for the implementation of individual lifestyle plans.

Duties and Responsibilities of Group Home Workers include three main areas:

  • Resident Care – Includes assistance of personal hygiene (bathing, toileting, dressing, eating etc.)
  • 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

Wage: This position starts at $16.16 per hour.

The Applicants:

Applicants would typically qualify for this position through the completion of a grade 12 education with previous experience working with developmentally challenged adults in a residential setting.  A Disability Support Worker (Rehabilitation Worker) course, Special Care Aide course or equivalent education is preferred.  Sign language is desirable. The incumbent must complete Basic Skills Training as provided by LCC. Applicants must be available to work shifts that include days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Applicants must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to interpret, read, write and speak English fluently.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a valid class 5 driver's license and have a vehicle they would be willing and able to use for work purposes.

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.

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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