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Driver Client Transportation - Casual

VON Canada - 305 Jobs
Listowel, ON
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Posted 28 days ago This job may expire soon!

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Casual
Program Name: Transportation
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
On Call: Yes

Job Summary:

The Driver, Client Transportation provides regular assistance to clients by transporting them from their homes to designated facilities. The Driver attends to client needs while they are in his or her custody.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe transportation of clients in an accessible vehicle as scheduled
  • Ensure any necessary certification is completed as directed
  • Maximize safety through daily maintenance of the driver's primary vehicle and ensure all necessary certification is current
  • Complete vehicle log sheets regularly
  • Provide support to clients as needed, including carrying and safely securing clients' equipment at pick up and drop off locations
  • Abides by all confidentiality and protection of personal information policies, regulations and practices and ensures appropriate safeguards are in place within their role
  • Abide by the VON Volunteer/Community Support Services Driving Agreement
  • Abides by all VON policies and work practices including any event and incident reports
  • All other duties as assigned and delivery of service according to schedules

External and Internal Relationships:

  • Regularly engage with and support clients in the process of meeting their transportation needs

Education, Designations and Experience:

  • High school diploma
  • A minimum of one year of experience working with seniors and adults with disabilities
  • Experience with, and physically capable of, handling vehicle restraints

Skill Requirements:

  • Able to work with accessible equipment e.g. wheelchairs, motorized scooters, walkers, mechanical lifts and Q-straint tie down system.
  • Reliable, dependable, and flexible.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 35 pounds using appropriate lifting techniques.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to engage in physical activity as a regular component of the job.
  • Ability to speak French is an asset.

Other:

  • Must possess a valid driver's permit and a clean driver's abstract. The abstract must be obtained annually.
  • Must have valid G class driver's license.
  • Must provide proof of required insurance coverage when using personal vehicle.
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of employment.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check required.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

Competition Number: 39621
Company Website: http://von.ca
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About VON Canada

About VON Canada

The power to change lives!

VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

We employ thousands of team members in the positions of:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Support Workers (PSWs, CCAs, Home Helpers)
  • Client Service Associates/Administrative Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Community Support Program Coordinators
  • Corporate Services (HR, IT, Finance, etc.)
  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

Being a part of VON can open up a lifetime of opportunities through professional development, training and job growth. Come for the job, stay for the learning, the growth, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of everyone you work with.

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