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Full-time Community Health Worker

at Region of Waterloo (Anywhere)

Community Health Worker 

 


Are you interested in starting a rewarding career in healthcare? Bayshore Home Care Solutions will provide a fully funded tuition, hands-on paid training, including a guaranteed job with the organization.  An approximately 8-week program designed to provide candidates with the education and skills they will need to work as a Community Health Worker in the exciting and fast-growing field of health care. We pay candidates to train to become a Community Health Workers and in turn they have a guaranteed career with one of Canada’s Top Employers.   

  

Bayshore Healthcare is a Canadian owned and operated company with over 18,500 employees across the nation and possess over 50+ years in the home health industry.  We are interested in investing in those who want to be a part of their community and help those who need support with day-to-day living. 

  

Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a close understanding of the community they serve. At Bayshore, we believe in creating special moments for our clients each day. These moments touch the lives of our clients and our employees, and they guide the way we run our business. These moments inspire, change, and encourage us. They are what we call the Bayshore difference. 

  

  

You will also need to (have) 

  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license (G or G2) 
  • A willingness to work every other weekend 
  • Support Bayshore’s commitment to a high quality, safe, environment 
  • Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Background screening upon hire 
  • Ability to satisfy a reference check 
  • A passion for making a difference in your community 
  • Live in the community you will be servicing  
  • If the following sounds like you, then you might make a great CHW! 

I enjoy interacting with elderly populations and people with disabilities 
  • I am a good listener, and I can also communicate well, both written and verbally 
I enjoy being busy and working independently 
I can maintain my positive attitude while dealing with frustrating and challenging situations 
I have previous personal and/or volunteer experience, providing compassionate care and support to others in need (children, seniors, neighbors, etc.) 
We also want people who have personal experience providing care and support to others, and those from Retail, Hospitality, or the Service Industries! 

  

  

Tell me about the Day in the life of A Community Health Worker 


Several patient visits per day, travelling from home to home to provide care, either on your own or with a Personal Support Worker 
Meal planning, safe food preparation and storage, feeding 
Basic home maintenance and housekeeping 
Assisting with use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc. 
Rising and retiring - Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc. 
Personal care – Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, foot and sponge baths, etc. 
Socializing and companionship for those in need of emotional support 

 

Why join our team? 


Full-time, Part-time, and Casual roles available 
Work independently and within your community 
Company-paid work device  
Paid travel reimbursement 
Competitive compensation including paid training, competitive wages, and benefits Ability to participate in company’s RRSP  One on one patient care  Continuous learning and training opportunities 


Community Health Workers are in high demand, including within the realm of home healthcare. If you are interested in learning more, please respond to this advertisement with an updated resume! 

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Bayshore Healthcare Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Bayshore Home Healthcare hiring process. 

 

*Please note: This training if for a Community Health Worker (CHW).  If you are already certified as a Personal Support Worker (PSW), please apply to one of our many PSW roles available on our website.  



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