EMPLOYER: Spark Lifecare
At Spark, we're on a mission to make a difference in the way community healthcare is done. As a leading healthcare organization, we are dedicated to supporting our clients with the autonomy to steer their healthcare journey and equipping them with the necessary resources to take control of their health.
Spark is an innovative, award-winning, inclusive and equity focused organization that matches diverse clients to the best one to one care in the community. If you have a passion for helping people and wish to collaborate with a group of like-minded individuals who are committed, hardworking and dedicated, we invite you to become part of our network of healthcare providers!
Companion Care Worker
Our clients are lovely individuals seeking care in Ottawa and nearby areas. After experiences or difficulties, such as falls, dementia, mental health, or wanting to stay in their home longer, they are looking for personal care support and companionship throughout their days. Some of the duties can include but are not limited to:
- Organizing and helping clients with their appointments.
- Meal preparation or grocery shopping.
- Engaging in leisure activities, hobbies, and helping with exercising.
You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are passionate about helping people, are reliable, love working in a team, have professional experience providing support to seniors, and have experience with personal care. Care is tailored to each person, so each position is unique. Some clients need mainly in-home support. Others require support participating in community activities. Whatever the circumstances, we want people who will genuinely care about their wellbeing.
- Valid Standard First Aid and CPR C
- Smartphone with a data plan
- Vulnerable Sector Check completed within the last 12 months
- University and/or College education in a related field
- Driver’s License “G” class with access to a vehicle
Flexible and client dependent scheduling options are available
Once a schedule is agreed upon between the caregiver and the client, our team requests and expects this schedule to remain consistent.
Rate of Pay:
Why Choose Spark?
- Access to Spark University.
- Access to Spark network of caregivers and therapists.
- Independent contractors enable you to have flexible scheduling options and tax benefits.
- Flexibility to choose clients based on your availability
- Networking opportunities and social events.
Whatever our clients’ age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed health care providers. As a healthcare provider with Spark, you have a voice in the matching process. We believe that your input will foster the best long-term relationships with your clients. At Spark, you’ll have flexibility, autonomy and a team who truly cares about you.
Whatever your age, ability, orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, religion or gender identity - you are welcome. Our community is stronger and more vibrant when it is more diverse and inclusive.
We are committed to accessibility in the candidate application and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements of the position. Applicants are asked to please make their accommodation requirements known when contacted.
Check us out: www.sparkcares.ca
START DATE: 11/20/2023