The Supportive Housing (SH) 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 SH Companion supports residents through cueing, reminders and assistance with a variety of everyday tasks. The SH Companion encourages and supports social and leisure activities helping to keep tenants active, happy and engaged.


Service: Supportive Housing Program
Starting Date: March 29, 2020
Shift and Hours of Work: 0.40 FTE – part-time – days, currently 07:15 – 15:30
Pay Scale: As per MGEU Collective Agreement
Specifications: Assignment and hours of work are subject to change at any time as per operational requirements.
Closing Date: February 18, 2020


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Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • Food Handling Certificate is required;
  • WHIMIS training an asset; and
  • Life and work experience in working with older adults preferred.

Abilities and Skills:                                                            

  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (French and English) is required;
  • Ability to work independently and safely with minimal supervision;
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to change on a day to day basis;
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory employment record, including attendance; and
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable sector and Adult Abuse Registry Check deemed satisfactory by the Employer.

Knowledge:

  • Workplace Health and Safety and Safe work practices.
This position is designated bilingual (French/English). All staff are hired for the facility. Employees may hold more than one position in different Actionmarguerite facilities, where the sum total of hours does not exceed 1.0 full-time equivalence.

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