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Garden River First Nation

Homemaker

Garden River
Healthcare, Social Services
POSTED: 9 months ago
Employer:
Ketegaunseebee Garden River First Nation
ES Job ID:
14849
Closing Date:
October 13, 2023
Salary:
18.5
Job Description:
Position: Homemaker
Salary Range: $18.50 - $20.35 (Pending Education & Experience)
Location: Wellness Centre
Report to: Home & Community Care, Supervisor

The Homemaker, also known as Housekeepers, organize and oversee all the activities needed for the day-to-day running of households for our Elderly & Disabled clientele. The Homemaker functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Mission, Beliefs and Vision of the Garden River First Nation, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities.

DUTIES
- Assisting with daily/weekly grocery shopping and meal planning;
- Escorting clients to medical appointments and approved outings;
- Cleaning, cooking and doing the laundry;
- Scheduling/assisting with property maintenance;
- Staying up to date with nutrition and hygiene, educating client as required;
- Assisting clients with personal care including bathing, mouth care, hair care, skin, toileting and dressing;
- Assisting clients with mobility-related tasks including positioning, sitting, moving and ambulation;
- Preparing and submitting required reports;
- Assisting clients with exercise as directed by Health Professional(s);
- Participating in professional development/team building activities;
- Encouraging socialization including establishing a good rapport and positive relationship with client;
- Preforming other duties as may be required or assigned;

Required Skills:
- Certified PSW Certification considered an asset;
- Minimum 2 years related experience;
- Ability to speak and understand Indigenous language considered an asset;
- Demonstrated interest in caring for the elder and disabled population
- Ability to use good judgement in assessing difficult situations;
- Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment;
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge to the First Nation cultural values and traditions;
- Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude;
- Willingness to accept changes in work practices and technology;
- Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team;
- Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written;
- Ability to report for work as scheduled;
- Must undergo a criminal record check (CPIC), and a vulnerable sector check prior to employment. (Applicant Expense)
How to Apply:
*For a copy of the full job description please email [email protected] and one can be forwarded*

Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by: Thursday October 13th @ 12:00pm. Please address the envelope and/or email \"Homemaker - 2023-124\" and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8
Email: [email protected]

COME JOIN A GROWING AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION OFFERING REWARDING CAREERS AND A GREAT WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR KETEGAUNSEEBEE

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO GARDEN RIVER BAND MEMBERS. SELF-IDENTIFICATION IS ENCOURAGED.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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