Love helping people? We're looking for diverse and equity minded passionate, hardworking, and self-directed people to join our team of caregivers. Spark Inc is an innovative and award-winning inclusive and equity focused organization that matches diverse clients to the best one to one care in the community.  

COMPANION CARE WORKER
Our client is a lovely woman in her 90s in the Beacon Hill area of Ottawa, living with vision impairment and chronic pain. You will be supporting the client by doing household chores and providing some assistance with her commode. You will also help the client to be organized and plan her medical appointments, engage in meaningful conversations and be a companion. Our client is looking for support to remain independent. 

You would be the ideal candidate to work with us if you are someone who is comfortable with helping in household tasks and easy to get along with.

HOURS
2pm-5pm on any weekday except Fridays
Potential for more hours may become available

RATE OF PAY
$20/hr

Requirements

  • Cover letter outlining why you would be a great match for Spark. Tell us who you are!
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Standard level C certification
  • Smartphone with a data plan
  • Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check (within the last 12 months)

Assets

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • University or College education in a related field
  • Driver’s License “G” class with access to a vehicle

Spark is looking to hire motivated, dedicated, and experienced Support Workers. In this role, you’ll be supporting individuals in the community requiring direct care with personal hygiene, meal preparation, organization, and light housekeeping.

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.

Why Choose Spark?

At Spark, we value community, work life balance and career development. To help foster your personal and professional growth, we partner with Spark University, a non-profit focused on connecting, educating, and empowering caregivers. Spark U provides you with learning opportunities to make sure you are providing quality care for your clients. You can check them out at www.sparku.ca

Whatever our clients’ age, background, or circumstances, we help them choose the perfect fit from our handpicked team of passionate, skilled and committed caregivers. As a caregiver 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.

Check us out: www.sparkcares.ca

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