Job Posting 88246

Personal Care Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closes in 2 days (Thu, 29 Sep)
on-call / relief / casual

The Organization:

LutherCare Communities (LCC) is a leading provider of housing and supportive healthcare services and has 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, LCC seeks to ensure it maintains the integrity of the organization by always focusing on its residents. LCC does this by placing value on resident’s interests, feedback and guidance, engagement, and collaborative leadership.

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.

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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