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Date Posted:
Jul 9, 2021

Closing Date:
Dec 31, 2021

Job Status:
Seasonal/Contract Temporary

Health Occupations

$ 19.50 per hour

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Resident Support Assistant

County of Bruce

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Job Description:

About the County:  Bold and beautiful Bruce County... a healthy, caring community of prosperity and innovation.

Join our team powered by innovation and shared values where explorers turn obstacles into opportunities and individual challenges into shared solutions. You will discover a lifestyle that provides endless opportunity for exploration at work and after. Your adventure with Bruce County starts here.

About the Job:  The nursing department at Brucelea Haven LTC located in Walkerton, ON is accepting applications for the position of Resident Support Assistant.  Under the supervision of the Registered Staff, the Resident Support Assistant (RSA) provides assistance by performing routine tasks that do not involve direct resident care. The RSA is responsible and accountable for providing optimum services in the provision of activities of daily living, dining services.

Responsiblities include, but are not limited to:
· Make beds, change linen, collect and bag soiled linen/clothing and deliver to the appropriate locations.
· Porter and escort residents as needed to meals, programs/activities and exercises.
· Assist residents in the dining room by taking meal requests and serving meals.
· Act as the second care provider in lifts and transfers, including the use of mechanical devices.
· Cleaning of bathtubs between baths and stocking supplies.
· Removing garbage from resident rooms and public areas.
· Clean resident rooms including organization of resident personal belongings.
· Putting away resident clothing and taking laundry from resident floors to laundry.
· Exercise care in use of Brucelea and Gateway Haven equipment and residents’
· Complete assigned tasks and duties in a timely manner.
The wage rate for the Resident Support Assistant (RSA) is $19.50 per hour, as well as a percentage in lieu of benefits and vacation. This is a Temporary position, with possiblity of extension. Variable hours available.

To apply, please follow the outlined process on Career Connector, or e-mail a resume to

Privacy:  Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.56.

Additional Information:  The Corporation of the County of Bruce is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants in advance, but regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Requirements · Secondary School Diploma preferred · Ability to speak, read and write English · Computer literate · Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work inter-dependently · Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, good organizational skills · Resident/family oriented and able to act as an advocate of resident rights · Good physical and mental health and a professional attitude

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