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Full time
Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington
In accordance with the policies and practices of Care Partners (CP), provides assistance/care for routine activities of living for the patient(s) with health, physical, emotional and mental concerns.
The below noted tasks are to be completed in a manner which builds the business and meets the strategic needs of the organization.


Responsibility 1. Personal Care
Provides personal care to the patient, which includes the following activities in accordance with the care plan.
 Assist patient with bathing: shower, sponge bath, tub bath and bed bath.
 Makes beds – occupied/unoccupied.
 Assists patient with grooming.
 Provides and maintains good skin care.
 Observes and reports changes in skin condition.
 Provides partial/total assistance with dressing.
 Toilets patient
 Implements activation/restorative care programs previously determined by care plan.
 Encourages and assists with patient participation in planned activities and own care.
 Encourages exercise including active range-of-motion according to care plan.
 Incorporates family preferences and routines.

Lifts and Transfers

Utilizes proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers.
Prepares nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets as determined by the care plan, and uses proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices.
Cognitive, Social and/or Emotional Support
Provides cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the patient.
Adaptive Aids
Provides assistance with the use and care of adaptive aids.
Home Management
Provides assistance with a variety of household tasks.
Maintains a Safe Environment
Promotes a safe environment for both the patient and worker.
Responsibility 8. Reporting and Communication
Observes and reports any changes or problems related to the patient or patient’s environment to the immediate Supervisor in a timely manner.

Verbally and non-verbally:
o interacts one-to-one with patient with/without language barriers, sensory deficits
o listens
o validates individual’s communication
o verbalizes recognized changes
o seeks direction appropriately
o reports daily activities and/or observations as appropriate
o participates in team conferencing as appropriate

In writing:
o documents care given as appropriate
o follows directions of care plan
 Adapts communication to best meet the needs of patient while promoting patient’s sense of security, dignity, independence and control.
 Demonstrates understanding of patient’s needs including physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cultural.

Work conditions may include, but are not limited to:
 Providing care to 1-10 patients per day, with typical visit duration from 15 minutes to 12 hour shifts
 Travel time between patient assignments can range from 5 minutes to 20 minutes to access patient home, 2-120 km distance to travel however may be greater
 Work may be continuous or “split” shift
 May involve working independently or as a member of a team within the patient home or other health care setting
 May experience emotional, confrontational situations involving the patient and/or family members
 May experience environmental exposure such as: heat/cold (seasonal), household dust, pet dander, cigarette smoke, fragrance along with biohazard exposure to body/blood fluids, infectious diseases
 Physical requirements: walking up to 100m, standing 30 minutes or >, sitting < 30 minutes, lifting waist to shoulder/floor to waist 35 lbs., stair climbing, bending of lower back/neck, work at or above shoulder, gripping/pinching with both hands, pushing/pulling with both arms, operating electric height-adjustable bed/chair/bath seat

 Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the Employer requires to be used
 Report to the supervisor safety hazards and not proceed with the unsafe activity until safe alternatives are provided by the supervisor / manager
 Attend safety training(s) as required
 Apply safety techniques and processes as trained
 Participate in Joint Health and Safety Committee’s undertakings
 Request further information and training if safety training is unclear or confusing
 Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, legislation and best practices

The minimum qualifications for this position include completion of the CarePartners Home Support Worker Training Program.
Interpersonal skills typically gained through daily living skills acquired in caring for the household management needs of a family, elderly, disabled or ill family members, as well as personal care needs of an ill family member.

Demonstrates fundamental abilities
Participates as a member of the core/support team:
 carries out tasks, accepts assignments, completes assignments
 time management skills: plans workload, balances multiple demands on time
 follows care plan
 does not exceed the boundary of the therapeutic/professional relationship
 acknowledges limitations: keeps within role and knowledge base

Demonstrates acceptable work habits:
 adaptable, dependable, punctual, able to manage stress, thorough, accepts suggestions, interacts well with others, maintains professional appearance, maintains confidentiality of information about patients, caregiver/family and CarePartners

Additional Requirements
Valid driver's license, own vehicle and appropriate insurance
This is a general overview of the position and other duties may be added per CarePartners policies and procedures.

To apply, please contact your Employment Advisor

Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre For Skills office Location to schedule an appointment to register with an Employment Advisor.
Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101

Post ID: JD037
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington ON
Job Description:
Voortman Cookies has a long and stable history, with further growth expected. We ship products across North America, as well as globally. We care about our people, our products and our customers.
We are currently looking to fill a number of positions in our plant. If you are interested in a long term career with potential for advancement then look no further. We offer a competitive benefits package as well other perks to all F/T employees.
Work hours:
Shift duration is 8 worked hours (lunch unpaid)
Regular work week is Mon. – Fri. @ 40 hours per week 
Weekly shift (days, afternoons & nights) rotation is required

Reliable transportation essential
Able to work in a fast paced environment
All positions require standing
Lifting up to 20 lbs, or more (depending on position)
Punctuality and Reliability are a MUST
Ability to work independently or with others, as part of a team
Post ID: HC211
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@CentreForSkills.ca
Mississauga, ON
We are looking for great Commercial Cleaning specialists to join our team as a condo building cleaner!
This is an excellent long term opportunity for a Commercial Cleaning Specialist looking to work with an awesome, growing company!
The duties of the Commercial Cleaning Specialist will include but not limited to:
  • Ensuring all of the hallways and floors are cleaned and maintained
  • Concierge desk as well as front entrance to remain clean at all times
  • Sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming
  • Stocking supplies as required
  • Cleaning internal facilities
  • Cleaning elevators multiple times a day
  • Any other cleaning duties as required by the client
Why join us as a Commercial Cleaning specialist?
  • Mid-April start, long-term opportunity!
  • Joining a growing, fun, energetic team!
  • Competitive pay and multi-year raises
  • Benefits plan after 3 month probation period
  • Seeking multiple candidates and positions
  • Different shifts available (daytime, evenings and weekends)
The closest major point for this location is Square One. 
The hourly rate is $14-$16/hr (to start)
Shifts are as followings: 
M-F - 8AM-4PM - 2 people
M-F - 2PM-8PM - 1 person 
S/S - 8AM-4PM - 1 person 
S/S - 4PM-8PM - 1 person
(part-time opportunities to be discussed) 
To apply, please contact your Employment Advisor;
Non-registered applicants, please email your resume to clarksonweb@centreforskills.ca using the Post ID number LM110-2. Thank you!
Post ID: LM110-2
Hours: F.T./P.T.
Status: Permanent
How to apply: clarksonweb@thecentre.on.ca
Full time
Milton, ON
18 months contract - Human Resources Manager

Company Overview
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, equipment and supplies to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. We have a forty-year history of consistent success and now serve over 400,000 customers, delivering approximately 1.3 billion cases yearly. 

For more information, visit www.sysco.ca or follow us @SyscoCanada at facebook.com/SyscoCanada; twitter.com/SyscoCanada or instagram.com/SyscoCanada

This position provides effective Human Resources expertise to support the attraction, development, motivation and retention of approximately 160 employees. The position monitors employment and industry legislative/regulatory trends and provides appropriate consultative advice to employees and management to deliver on company objectives. The position provides consistent employee/labour relations support that fosters positive associate relations to create an environment in which individuals can thrive and deliver high

Role Responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely responses to associate inquiries as per internal customer service guidelines by providing guidance and recommendations, redirecting or escalating as appropriate.
  • Manage recruitment and selection process, ensuring Sysco Canada’s process, policies and all applicable legislation is followed consistently.
  • Partner with key stakeholders, using internal and external resources (when applicable) to fulfill workforce staffing plans ensuring completion of required documentation, e.g. hiring authorizations, application forms, offer letters, etc.
  • Conduct new hire onboarding.
  • Provide coaching to management regarding reinforcing goals and/or any issues related to employee performance, productivity or behaviour based on established policy, practice and/or contract.
  • Reviewing documentation and preparing letters of discipline when required, supporting the process to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Support short-term and long-term disability processes as applicable, liaising with benefits carrier when required.
  • Effectively communicate return to work dates and other relevant info to affected managers. Participate in return-to-work meetings.
  • Coordinate effective communication and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, national initiatives, Sysco programs and mandatory training.
  • Provide HR data/analytics to leader to support business reporting, planning and management.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across all levels of the organization with both internal and external customers.
  • Model organizational values and human resources competencies.
Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:
  • University Degree or Diploma in Human Resources
  • CPHR Designation required
  • Minimum 5 years progressive HR experience
  • Clear understanding of Ontario Employment Standards.
  • Proficiency with MSOffice Suite, HRIS and web-based programs.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Flexibility to react and adapt quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy.
  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Solution-based thinking. High degree of self-awareness, authenticity and integrity.
Core Qualities for all Associates: Sysco’s Leadership Framework Basics
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Proactive Learning
Sysco’s Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.
Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds expectations.
Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events • (*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)

Post ID: HC
Hours: Full time
Status: Contract
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@CentreForSkills.ca (Resume and Cover letter)

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