Covid 19 Message

Our Head Office in the Heritage Mall is now open to walk-in traffic from 10am-2pm Monday-Friday. 
Please note that all of our Programs and Services continue to be in full operation. 
For more information, please call 519-372-2091 and we will be happy to assist you.

Careers

Join our team

Interested in careers at HCSS? Our not-for-profit organization provides community support services including Meals on Wheels, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Volunteer Drivers, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping Services, Adult Day Programs and Overnight Relief within Grey-Bruce.

Current Postings

Family and Client Care Coordinator – Part Time RPN (42 hours biweekly; required to work every 4th weekend)

PAID VACATION; BENEFITS; WORK/LIFE BALANCE; RRSP PROGRAM

What is a Day Away Program?

Staff take time to get to know the interests of our clients and then plan activities that match these interests.  Music and laughter play an important role in our program.  A meal with friends, a game of cards, crafts and simply sitting and chatting are all common activities at Day Away. Professional staff and trained volunteers are available throughout the day to offer companionship and assistance. Day Away staff provide respite support to caregivers across Grey Bruce

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the assessment of new clients, introducing new clients and their family members to the programs of HCSS, and providing support to caregivers of clients in accordance with agency guidelines.  This position ensures the provision of nursing care for the clients attending the Day Away and Overnight Relief Programs. Successful applicant will also provide assistance with activities for the clients attending as a member of a multi-functional team.  FCCC staff ensure successful implementation of client care plans with Day Program staff and are responsible to ensure client records are maintained and current. Will work in our Weekend Respite Program once per month as well as hours in our Adult Day Program during the week.

Qualifications

  • Registered Practical Nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current CPR certification
  • Three to five years’ experience working with the elderly and the physically challenged and their families. Knowledge of Alzheimer ’s disease and related disorders, and previous experience working with volunteers is required.
  • Awareness of community service delivery in Grey Bruce
  • Ability to contribute on a multi-functional team and work independently
  • Must work in a safe manner and promote Health and Safety of all staff and clients – including Covid-19 safety practices.

 

Please send resume by Sept 15, 2021 to:

Bethany Green, Team Leader – Adult Day Away and Overnight Relief bgreen@hcssgreybruce.com

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you to all that express interest in this position. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Markdale Adult Day Away Program Program and Activities Coordinator – 30 hours/week

What is a Day Away Program?

Staff take time to get to know the interests of our clients and then plan activities that match
these interests. Music and laughter play an important role in our program. A meal with friends,
a game of cards, crafts and simply sitting and chatting are all common activities at Day Away.
Professional staff and trained volunteers are available throughout the day to offer
companionship and assistance. Day Away staff provide respite support to caregivers across

Grey Bruce
Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the design and implementation of activities with the Day Away,
Overnight Relief programs. This position takes a lead role providing guidance and direction to
the Adult Day Program team. The Program & Activities Coordinator works directly with clients
of these programs. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe environment for clients,
volunteers & staff. The PAC plans activities and resources required for operation, and
supervises the daily schedule of client/volunteer activities within the program. This position is
responsible for assisting with activities of daily living including client transfers and hygiene.
Responsible for ensuring consistent communication between departments and for assist in
communication with families as needed.

Qualifications

● Post Secondary diploma in social recreation, gerontology or a health-related field and
experience in adult day programming and/or community based services
● Good knowledge of the principles and practices of community respite or adult day
programs
● Able to work independently or as a member of a team
● Three to five years’ experience working with the elderly and the physically challenged
and their families. Knowledge of Alzheimer ’s disease and related disorders, and
previous experience working with volunteers is required.
● Holistic Approach to recreation strategies including the Montessori methods for dementia
● Ability to contribute on a multi-functional team.
● Must work in a safe manner and promote Health and Safety of all staff and clients –
including Covid 19 safety practices.
Please send resume by Sept 30, 2021 to:

Bethany Green, Team Leader – Adult Day Away and Overnight Relief –
bgreen@hcssgreybruce.com

Give your time

Our impactful work is hugely reliant on our volunteers and would not work without them. Make a difference in our community by joining us and volunteering your time to help someone in need.

If you are interested in joining our team of caring volunteers, please complete the Online Volunteer Form or call 1-800-267-3798.

How Our Service Works

If you are new to HCSS and would like access one of our programs or services, register with us by calling the central intake office at 1-833-659-5491.

Afterward, please contact us to arrange your service.