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Tenant Companion in Winnipeg at Revera

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: The Waverley & The Rosewood

Site Address: The Waverley/Rosewood,857 Wilkes Avenue,Winnipeg,MB,R3P 2M2

Employment Type: Casual

Expiration Date: 27/07/2018

 


The Tenant Companion is a multi-functional worker who provides support and supervision to individuals in Supportive Housing, promoting independence, dignity and self-esteem within a safe and secure environment. The Tenant Companion supports tenants through cueing, reminders and assistance with a variety of everyday tasks. The Tenant Companion encourages and supports social and leisure activities helping to keep tenants active, happy and engaged.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provides cueing, direction and assistance as needed with personal supports, hygiene and safe ambulation on a daily basis;
  • Provides medication reminders from pre-measured, pre-packaged medication and assist with non-prescription medications as per site protocol;
  • Ensures tenant suite and common area(s) are maintained in a safe, clean and comfortable condition, encouraging tenant participation as appropriate;
  • To orientate tenants move in and internal transfers where applicable; using a warm and welcoming approach;
  • Conducts and encourages meaningful social and recreational activities, respecting individual choice;
  • Provides a safe environment for the tenants by ensuring adherence to workplace safety and health regulations as well as site policies and guidelines;
  • Participates in the delivery and service of meals and snacks to tenants within a relaxed and pleasurable dining environment
  • Works collaboratively with supervisory/management staff;
  • Performs other duties required;
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct.

 

Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to applicants currently employed as a Tenant Companion;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Life and work experience in a relevant area, caring for the elderly preferred;
  • Ability to work independently in a home setting and to function as a team member;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload; to recognize and pursue self-development;
  • English fluency in both written and verbal communication;
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).