2018-141 Residential Care Worker – Timmins

Site: Timmins Hostel
Division: NIHB – Non-Insured Health Benefits
Reports to: Manager of Timmins Patient Services
Status: Part-time

The Organization
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

  • Experience in providing services to clients in a hostel, boarding home, group home or institution
  • Experience in providing translation services
  • Experience in counselling an asset

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and maintains active files, record forms, daily appointments, activity board, and does general office duties as required
  • Responsible for hostel maintenance, light housekeeping duties, laundry, kitchen duties, minor repairs, and outdoor maintenance
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the vehicles and records vehicle usage in the log book
  • Maintains strict client confidentiality

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Successful completion of secondary school with work related experience; community college certificate and/or diploma in the Social Services field
  • WHMIS and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification
  • Must possess current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Must hold a valid Class G Driver’s license
  • English is essential for this position
  • Must be fluent in the local native Cree language

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame.  Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2018-141 by no later than Friday, December 28, 2018 @ 12:00 noon to:

Human Resources
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
P.O. Box 664
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

  • Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca or faxed to 705-658-4917
  • For more information contact the HR team by email above
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

2018-141 Residential Care Worker – Timmins