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Organization :
West-Central Montreal Health
Job Title :
Homecare Assistant (HSSA) -_Enfance-Famille CLSC Benny Farm et René Cassin
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Directorate :
Front Line Integrated Services Program
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Clientele :
Home Care
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Job Status :
On Call
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Quart de jour ou de soir
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Job Category  :
Paratechnical personnel (BA, HSSA, PTA, Sterilization Attendant, etc.)
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Salary scale :
25.63 $/h
Job Description :
Person in a home, residence, group home or other similar facility who is responsible for a range of tasks aimed at accompanying and supporting the beneficiary and her/his family or at compensating for her/his disabilities in performing daily living activities or domestic tasks. Must also work at fostering the beneficiary’s integration and socialization in individual and community activities.

In the performance of her/his duties, sees to beneficiaries’ hygiene, well-being and comfort and meets their general needs. May be required to install certain devices or to provide more specific forms of care for which she/he has been trained. May also be required to prepare meals or perform domestic tasks.

Reports her/his observations regarding the needs of the beneficiary and family to the persons in charge and team members. In collaboration with other workers, helps identify the needs of the beneficiary, develop a service or intervention plan and implement such plan.

Reporting to the Perinatal and Child-Family Program Manager, the Health and Social Services Auxiliary, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, works in the home with families or individuals. The auxiliary aims to maintain or develop optimal functioning in the face of problem situations, including mental health issues.

- Participates in identifying client needs;
- Participates in case discussions and reassessments;
- Promotes healthy habits in terms of hygiene and balanced meals;
- Provides hygiene care in support of certain parents;
- Performs domestic tasks with parents to help them acquire habits, maintenance methods, meal planning and execution, and organization of domestic life;
- Performs family chores and light housework as needed;
- Promotes parenting skills;
- Participates in the resolution of any crisis situation that may arise in the family;
- Provides temporary assistance in the care and education of children;
- Babysits children to enable parents to participate in support, therapy or respite groups;
- Informs the client of resources that can help the family overcome social isolation;
- Contributes to the protection and development of the child's physical and mental health;
- Ensures the safety of the premises and suggests technical aids, if necessary;
- Accompanies beneficiaries to medical appointments or on trips for socialization or rehabilitation purposes;
- Refers clients to community groups or other facilities that can help solve their problems;
- Encourages participation of the natural environment;
- Supports clients by active listening and emphasizing positive aspects;
- Observes and communicates observations on clients' lifestyle habits, behaviours and attitudes to the primary caregiver;
- Adheres to professional and institutional codes of ethics, confidentiality and record-keeping;
- Provides information for the production of statistics and observation notes;
- Supervises trainees;
- Applies the 2008-2018 perinatal policy;
- In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, participates in the development and evaluation of intervention plans;
- Performs any other related duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
Requirements :

Hold at least a vocational diploma in home care or a diploma such as préposé aux bénéficiaires or other related training in early childhood, or hold a comparative evaluation of studies completed outside Quebec issued by the Ministère d'immigration.


- Relevant experience and knowledge specific to early childhood is considered an asset;
- Bilingualism (French and English);


- Customer focus;
- Innovation;
- Concern for quality;
- Good listening and observation skills;
- Synthesis skills;
- Adaptability to change;
- Self-motivated;
- Team player.

Why join our team

Among the Best Employers in Montreal 2022!

- Are you enthusiastic about everything you do? Are you passionate about the helping relationship?
Do you want to contribute to the health and well-being of our patients? Join our team!
- Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on community support and
have a positive impact on the community
- Work environment focused on employee well-being
- Workplace focused on diversity and inclusion

Your Benefits

- Group Insurance Plan
- Pension plan (RREGOP)
- 20 days of vacation after one (1) year worked
- 13 statutory vacations
- 9.6 cashable sick days once a year
- Employee discount program
- Easily accessible by public transportation
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