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Current Job Openings

570 University Ave E Unit 5
Waterloo, ON N2K 4P2
Serving Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding areas

CAREGiver for Seniors

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community.  Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive wages with the opportunity for raises and incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing 
  • A wonderful work culture with the opportunity to attend CAREGiver meetings, breakfasts, and other special events
  • The option to volunteer in our community programs
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Alzheimer’s Care
*No previous experience necessary - skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

Requirements to be a CAREGiver:
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Possess a valid G driver’s license and valid auto insurance
  • Obtain a Driver's Abstract 
  • Must have access to a vehicle
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs
We have a variety of shifts available from 3-12hrs long (Days/Evenings/Weekends/Overnights). Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at www.homeinstead.com/3007.

Apply today! We are always excited to hire wonderful, quality CAREGivers to care for our amazing clients!

Home Instead Senior Care welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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PSW/RPN/CAREGiver for Seniors - Overnights/Weekends

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate Personal Support Workers, RPN's, and CAREGivers to become a part of our team, for Overnights and Weekends, to join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community.  Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

Overnight Hours: 10-12 hour awake shifts starting at 7:00pm, 8:00pm, or 9:00pm at night are available
Weekend Hours: A variety of day, evening & overnight hours available


What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive wages with the opportunity for raises and incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing 
  • A wonderful work culture with the opportunity to attend CAREGiver meetings, breakfasts, and other special events
  • The option to volunteer in our community programs
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks, laundry and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing, feeding & dressing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Falls prevention
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Respite Care
* Previous education and/or experience in Personal Support Work, Nursing or equivalent is preferred.  Additional skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

Requirements to be a  Personal Support Worker/RPN/CAREGiver:
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Ability to maintain consistent availability indicated at the point of hiring
  • Ability to work independently
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Possess a valid G driver’s license and valid auto insurance
  • Obtain a Driver's Abstract 
  • Must have access to a vehicle
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs
  • First Aid/CPR training is considered an asset
  • Completed Ministry of Labour Worker Health & Safety Awareness in 4 Steps Training
We are currently hiring for Overnights (up to 12hrs per shift) & Weekends. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at www.homeinstead.com/3007.

Apply today! We are always excited to hire wonderful, quality CAREGivers to care for our amazing clients! 

Home Instead Senior Care welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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PSW/CAREGiver

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate Personal Support Workers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.

What you can expect from us:

  • Above market wages with the opportunity for additional incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing
  • A wonderful work culture where Personal Support Workers are highly valued and appreciated

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence care
  • Providing incidental transportation
  • Respite care
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
  • Palliative care

International experience welcome, skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care.

(PSW certification, or the equivalent, is an asset)

Requirements to be a Personal Support Worker:

  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Possess a valid G driver’s license and valid auto insurance
  • Obtain a Driver's Abstract
  • Must have access to a vehicle or reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs

Why Work for us?

  • Competitive pay
  • Extensive training to enhance your existing skill set
  • We urge career growth and development
  • Flexible hours, great work-life balance
  • Rewarding industry
  • We have a family-like type environment, enjoy coming to work everyday!

Apply today! We are a rapidly growing organization looking to hire for immediate positions for days, nights, overnights and weekends. 


We have a variety of shifts available from 3-12hrs long (Days/Evenings/Weekends/Overnights). Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at www.homeinstead.com/3007

Home Instead Senior Care welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
 
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CAREGiver to Seniors

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Looking for Caring & Friendly People to Work with Lovely Seniors

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers, Personal Support Workers and RPN's, to become a part of our dedicated team. This rewarding opportunity is ideal for individuals who may be retired or semi-retired, those new or re-entering the workforce, and “people oriented” individuals who enjoy working with seniors!

Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion. If you enjoy working: one-on-one with consistent clients, limited driving, flexible shifts and developing meaningful friendships, we have several opportunities for you to join our growing team!

Ongoing Shift Scheduling:

Weekday Hours: A variety of day, evening & overnight hours available
Weekend Hours: A variety of day, evening & overnight hours available

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive wages with the opportunity for raises and incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing
  • Opportunities for access to specialized training and/or ongoing education programs from community partners
  • A wonderful work culture with the opportunity to attend CAREGiver meetings, breakfasts, and other special events
  • Ability to work with consistent clients for pre-designated shift times dependent on the client’s needs
  • CAREGiver Referral incentive program

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks, laundry and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders, escorting to appointments, grocery shopping, etc.…
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing, feeding & dressing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Falls prevention & one-person transfer assistance
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Respite Care

* Previous education and/or experience in Personal Support Work, Nursing or equivalent is considered an asset. Additional skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

Requirements to be a Personal Support Worker/RPN/CAREGiver:

  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Ability to maintain consistent availability indicated at the point of hiring for at least 90 days
  • Ability to work independently
  • Complete a criminal background check/police vulnerable sector check
  • Possess a valid G driver’s license and valid auto insurance
  • Obtain a Driver's Abstract (if wanting to drive clients)
  • Access to a vehicle is preferred
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs
  • First Aid/CPR training is considered an asset
  • Completed Ministry of Labour Worker Health & Safety Awareness in 4 Steps Training

We are currently hiring for a variety of shifts including overnights & weekends. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at www.homeinstead.com/3007. Apply today! We are always excited to hire wonderful, quality PSW/RPN & CAREGivers to care for our amazing clients! Home Instead Senior Care welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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PSW/CAREGiver - Overnight & Weekends

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Looking for Night Owls & Weekend Warriors!

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate Personal Support Workers, RPN's, and CAREGivers to become a part of our team, for Overnights and Weekends. If you are a night owl or looking to supplement your income on the weekend, we have several opportunities for you to join our growing team! Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion. If you enjoy the stability of working with clients’ one-on-one to foster and develop meaningful relationships, this is the role for you!

Overnight Hours: 10-12 hour awake shifts starting at 7:00pm, 8:00pm, or 9:00pm at night are available
Weekend Hours: A variety of day, evening & overnight hours available


What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive wages with the opportunity for raises and incentives
  • A fabulous group of administrative staff to support you in your role
  • The most comprehensive training amongst our competitors, both initial and ongoing
  • Opportunities for access to specialized training and/or ongoing education programs from community partners
  • A wonderful work culture with the opportunity to attend CAREGiver meetings, breakfasts, and other special events
  • Ability to work with consistent clients for pre-designated shift times dependent on the client’s needs
  • CAREGiver Referral incentive program

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks, laundry and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing, feeding & dressing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Falls prevention & one-person transfer assistance
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Respite Care
  • Escorting clients to appointments, social events, grocery shopping and running of errands

* Previous education and/or experience in Personal Support Work, Nursing or equivalent is preferred. Additional skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*
 

Requirements to be a Personal Support Worker/RPN/CAREGiver:

  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Ability to maintain consistent availability indicated at the point of hiring for at least 90 days
  • Ability to work independently
  • Complete a criminal background check/police vulnerable sector check
  • Possess a valid G driver’s license and valid auto insurance
  • Obtain a Driver's Abstract (if wanting to drive clients)
  • Access to a vehicle is preferred
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25lbs
  • First Aid/CPR training is considered an asset
  • Completed Ministry of Labour Worker Health & Safety Awareness in 4 Steps Training

We are currently hiring for Overnights (up to 12hrs per shift) & Weekends. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at www.homeinstead.com/3007.

Apply today! We are always excited to hire wonderful, quality PSW/RPN & CAREGivers to care for our amazing clients! Home Instead Senior Care welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Recruitment & Engagement Manager (HR)

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We are Home Instead Senior Care of Kitchener-Waterloo and we have an exciting, new opportunity for an individual who excels in a fast-paced recruiting, training and HR role! As one of the community’s most trusted and established home care providers, we are committed to the highest quality of service and enhancing the lives of our local seniors.

Job Overview:

The Recruitment and Engagement Manager is expected to perform a variety of duties for the recruitment, training, engagement & retention of CAREGivers. The ideal candidate will also bring with them knowledge of HR administration, policies, procedures, employment law, Health & Safety, JHSC leadership experience/certification, coupled with classroom training experience. An individual with an entrepreneurial mindset and the willingness to go the extra mile, when required, would be a great fit within our team. 

Main Responsibilities:

-    CAREGiver recruitment and onboarding in a fast-paced, high volume environment
-    Create and maintain job postings and advertisements
-    Screen applicants, conduct interviews, complete reference, criminal background and driving record checks 
-    Create and maintain all employment records and all other employment related documents
-    Schedule and conduct CAREGiver orientation & training sessions
-    Supervise CAREGiver workforce including performance management and problem resolution
-    Work with team members to ensure that the best and most suited CAREGivers are assigned to clients, with an emphasis on creating       high quality matches 
-    Work with team members to plan and successfully execute all CAREGiver meetings
-    Monitor and ensure compliance with MOL, local/provincial labour laws, and safety requirements 
-    Facilitate and participate in JHSC committee & activities
-    Conduct client/CAREGiver Introductions as needed
-    Book and participate in off-site job fairs and off-site recruiting events
-    Book and participate in various CAREGiver meetings and education sessions 
-    Initiate and maintain external recruitment contacts
-    Perform on-call duties for the after hours emergency phone line as required
-    Advise Management on Recruiting and Human Resources best practices
-    Complete all MOL and WSIB reporting and correspondence
-    Perform any and all other functions deemed necessary

Qualifications: 

-    College/University education or equivalent work experience 
-    CHRP/CHRL Designation (asset)
-    A minimum of 2+ years of related work experience required (preference will be given to applicants with home/health/senior care experience)
-    JHSC Certification (asset)
-    First Aid Training/Certification (asset)
-    Experience with ClearCare software (asset)
-    Experience with ApplicantStack software (asset)
-    A high degree of ethics, integrity and confidentiality is essential
-    Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle
-    Must be able to effectively supervise, manage and help to retain a large workforce of CAREGivers
-    Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively 
-    Must have the ability to communicate professionally via email, telephone, and in person to uphold company brand integrity
-    Must possess excellent presentation skills and be comfortable speaking in front of small to large groups
-    Must have the ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality of information and meet deadlines
-    Must take initiative, consistently be self-motivated and effectively self-manage, and excel working within a team environment 
-    Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, sound judgment, and good decision-making skills
-    Must demonstrate discretion, integrity, and fair-mindedness consistent with office standards, practices, policies and procedures
-    Must have the ability to organize and prioritize daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly work assignments 
-    Must have the ability to establish good working relationships with the franchise owner, office colleagues, CAREGivers and the                        community 
-    Must present a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
-    Must have computer skills and be proficient in Outlook, Excel and Word
-    Must have the ability to perform on call duties outside of regular business hours

What You Can Expect From Home Instead:

-    Competitive salary
-    Flexibility around vacation and personal time 
-    Employee improvement programs and ongoing education/training 
-    Rewarding work - we make a meaningful difference in the lives of seniors and their families!
-    Positive company culture - we believe in treating our people well!
-    Various employee recognition/appreciation activities and events 
-    Experienced and supportive management team 
-    Strong team dynamic 
-    Be a part of a growing business serving a rapidly expanding market 

Our Company:

Home Instead, Inc. began franchising in 1995. Today, the Home Instead Senior Care® network has grown to include more than 1,000 franchises around the world, including the office in Kitchener-Waterloo. While our franchise network is international, our office is local. We have had the sincere pleasure of serving our local seniors since 2002. As one of the largest and most trusted senior home care providers in K-W, we make it our priority to always put people first. Our experienced and dedicated team members work hard every day to uphold the trust that our community’s seniors and their loved ones place in us to care for them with compassion, dignity and integrity. To us at Home Instead®, senior home care is personal!
 

Please visit our website for more information: 
www.homeinstead.com/3007

Job Type:

Full-Time

Working Hours:

-    Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
-    Flexibility required throughout the year to accommodate on-call duties, recruitment needs & events as necessary

Salary Range:

-    $40,000 - $45,000, based on qualifications
-    Additional pay for on-call duties performed ($3,000 - $5,000+ per year)

Additional Notes:

Start date: Immediately    

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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