Transitional Care Worker-Iroquois Falls or Cochrane
in Canada

Canada
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 5825
Title: Transitional Care Worker (Bilingual - French and English)
Location: Iroquois Falls or Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
Type of contract: Permanent Full Time (35 hours a week guaranteed)
Salary band: $29,582 - $36,977/year
An iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organization on this planet - The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), is seeking a Transitional Care Worker to join our Community Health team.
You have a passion for helping others, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.
At the Canadian Red Cross, we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, particularly Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized people, and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
We are looking for a Transitional Care Worker who will work with the Senior Manager of Community Health & Wellness of the Timmins & District Branch. The Transitional Care Worker will provide seniors and their caregivers with support to safely return and settle at home after a hospital stay through the Priority Assistance to Transition Home (PATH) program. The Transitional Care Worker will facilitate and support client independence by providing transitional services from hospital to home which reflects the unique needs of each client. As a Transitional Care Worker you will be part of a program that supports your local community and improves quality of life of our clients.
In this role, you will:
  • Provide support to client during hospital discharge process and during the transition from hospital to the client's home in accordance with established service plan.
  • Complete basic errands and home management duties as required, in accordance with established service plan, i.e., preparing nutritious meals while safely and hygienically storing and handling food and maintaining the comfort and safety of the client's immediate environment.
  • Complete risk analysis of home using standardized Risk Assessment tool.
  • Facilitate client and caregiver engagement, referrals to Community Support Services and discharge process as per program guidelines.
  • Identify and reports any unsafe equipment and situations, handle and store hazardous products safely (WHMIS).
  • Provide companionship to clients within therapeutic boundaries.
  • Observes and reports any concerns related to the client or their environment to the Program Coordinator.
  • Maintains of confidentiality of clients, caregiver/family, and the Canadian Red Cross.

What we are looking for:
  • Minimum qualifications of Standard First Aid and CPR-C.
  • Bilingualism (English & French) is required.
  • Previous experience with eldery clients is an asset.
  • Interpersonal skills typically gained through daily living skills: dependable, punctual, ability to manage stress and interacts well with others.
  • Ability to follow care plan as identified by the appropriate funder agency.
  • Self starter and able to work in an environment with ambiguity.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to be a supportive and productive team member.

Working Conditions:
  • Duties are principally conducted at the in the residencies of the clients, located within the Timmins & District area (Cochrane and Iroquois Falls).
  • The work can require irregular hours, including weekends and holidays without notice.
  • A good range of motion is required to assist clients with an arm-assist or pushing a wheelchair.
  • This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record, reference check, valid provincial driver's license as well as access to a reliable vehicle, and First Aid certification (training provided).
  • Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.
Salary Band:
$29,582 - $36,977
Company Website: http://www.redcross.ca
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