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Website The Brenda Strafford Foundation

Who we are:

The Brenda Strafford Foundation (BSF) is a charitable organization that currently owns and operates five Long Term Care and Assisted Living seniors care communities in Calgary and Okotoks, AB. We take pride in providing a safe, caring and comfortable home environment that caters to the complex needs of our senior residents and families.

Putting people first is a way of life at The Brenda Stafford Foundation. It’s in our values and it’s central to the way we do things. We believe in a person-centered approach to our care, services and environment. By responding to the individual needs of those we serve, we can all play an important role in optimizing well-being and enriching lives… one person at a time.

Job overview:

Tudor Manor, located in Okotoks, is looking for the next great addition to our team! The Comfort Care Aide is responsible for enhancing and providing care and services for individual residents.

Some of the primary responsibilities include: Providing comfort, support and assistance to residents; Assist with portering residents; Provide residents with mealtime assistance; Ensure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is always available and refilling equipment as needed; Complete cleaning and disinfecting of all high touch areas within the Manor by adhering to all infection control practices and procedures; Support with screening of staff and visitors entering the building; Receive deliveries and stock supplies; Perform other related duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Shift Information:

$16.50/hour
Work hours are 11am-7pm
52 hours/bi-weekly (4 shifts one week, 3 shifts one week, repeat)
Every second weekend off

This is a temporary 3 month position with the possibility of extension.

As essential workers in continuing care, who provide care and services to the most vulnerable in our society, we have a responsibility to ensure we reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19. The Foundation requires all new hires to be immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine offers hope in the fight against COVID-19 and we must do everything we can to protect ourselves, each other, and our residents.

Pease note you need to be comfortable working within a Covid-19 Positive site. All employees are subject to screening upon entry in the building and will be provided with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Qualifications:

Our team members not only have the right skills and knowledge for the job; they are also passionate about the mission, vision and values of The Foundation.

All of our team members:

Embrace a culture of Resident and Family Centered Care;

Take pride in providing the highest standard of care, service and safety;

Engage and collaborate with residents, families and team members;

Act with compassion, empathy and understanding towards each other and those we care for.

The Comfort Care Aide must demonstrate:

Strong ability to communicate in verbal and written English;

Effective interpersonal and communication skills with residents, families, visitors and team members

Superior organizational and time management skills;

Flexibility and Resourcefulness;

Good ability to work independently

Required education and experience:

Completion of Grade 12

Experience working with seniors is considered an asset

All new employees are required to have received at minimum, a 2nd dose (if a two-dose vaccine) of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine prior commencing employment.

The ideal candidate can only work at one Long Term Care Facility until the CMOH Order is lifted.

How to apply:

If you’re interested in working with our team and you meet the qualifications above, please apply through Indeed with your cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Brenda Strafford Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.