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Who we are:

Jewish Family Services, Edmonton recruits unique and talented individuals who share our organizational values of:  Healing the world –TIKKUN OLAM, Fairness- TZEDEK, Caring- CHESED. We focus our work in three core areas: Counselling and the Edmonton Healing Centre for bereavement and loss, seniors’ homecare including Holocaust survivor supports, and Community Links for newcomers and those in need.

 Jewish Family Services, Edmonton is a learning organization that listens to and supports all employees in order to identify their needs, ambitions, and capabilities. It is important that employees have a strong desire to learn.

 Job Overview:

Reporting to the Home Support Manager, the Home Support Contractor provides in home supports based on what the clients’ needs are and providing help to them in their home.  The shifts will be between the hours of 8 AM to 7 PM and home support is offered every day of the week.   There may be overnight shifts.  Shifts are a minimum of 2 hours in length and Contractors may be scheduled for more than one shift/day and more than one shift/week.

Job Locations:

Home Support Contractors work in clients’ homes that are typically located in West Edmonton, Downtown, and South Edmonton.  However, homes may also be within Edmonton and area.  Home Support Contractors are responsible for their own transportation.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Support:

  • Support clients that may have limited mobility or medical needs that may include bathing, wound care, medication reminder, and observing diet
  • Accompany clients outside their homes that may include going for walks, mall, and appointments
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients
  • Transport clients as needed and if approved by Home Services Manager

Home Tasks include:

  • Dust, vacuum, wash windows and mirrors, mop floors, clean within the home, and wash dishes
  • Conduct food and household shopping for clients if needed
  • Prepare meals and snacks
  • Tidy and organize closets and cupboards
  • Clean the laundry
  • Care for clients’ pets if required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Home Services Manager

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum completed High School Diploma
  • Education and experience as a Health Care Aide or Licensed Practical Nurse would be an asset
  • Experience and training in housekeeping and client care
  • Current certification in the following Food Safety, First Aid, and WHMIS
  • Lifting of objects up to 25 pounds may be required
  • Compassion and patience when working with clients
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow instructions and attention to details
  • Reliable and excellent time management
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle is an asset
  • Fluency in English is required and ability to speak another language is an asset
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with JFSE’s Vaccine Policy, as a condition of employment

Rate of Pay: $20-$25/hour.  Mileage will be paid if transportation of client is required.  As a Contractor, you are responsible for paying your own government deductions including income taxes.

 To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to info@jfse.org.  In the Subject Line of the email, please include Home Support Contractor.  In your cover letter, please include what days and times you can work and how many hours per week you are looking to work.  Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.