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As of April 6, 2021 and until further notice, the Head Office in the Heritage Mall will be closed to walk-in traffic. 
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

Request for Tenders

Our agency offers support services including Meals on Wheels, Volunteer Drivers, Friendly Visiting, Housekeeping and Day Away Programs throughout Grey-Bruce.

We are searching for a professional and conscientious Provider of Meals for our Port Elgin, Southampton and Chippewa’s of Saugeen Meals on Wheels program. Meals on Wheels are packaged in insulated trays and delivered by volunteers, 5 days per week in Port Elgin and Southampton, and 2 days per week to Chippewa’s of Saugeen.

Please find the necessary information in the Request for Tenders package regarding Meal provisions and requirements.

Package includes:

  1. Request for Tender
  2. Supply Specifications and Standards
  3. Sample Menus for Consideration
  4. Tender Questionnaire, including your Sample Menu

 

To respond to the Request for Tenders, we must receive the Tender Questionnaire.

 

Closing Date:  4:00 pm    AUGUST 14, 2020

Tenders are allowed to be emailed to claitinen@hcssgreybruce.com or they can be sealed in an envelope, clearly marked, and sent to:

 

Carolyn Laitinen
RE: Request for Tenders
Unit G12, 1350 16th St. E
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 6N7

 

Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. The tender will negotiate a contract with Home and Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce until October/November 2021.

RPN/Family and Client Care Coordinator- Owen Sound

Family and Client Care Coordinator – Casual/Relief  RPN for the Owen Sound Overnight & Adult Day Programs 

This position is responsible for providing support to caregivers of clients in accordance with agency guidelines by:

  • Providing education, information and counselling support to caregivers of clients.
  • Providing nursing care during overnight and daytime hours
  • Providing assistance with activities for the clients attending the Day Away Program
  • Responsibility for the intake and assessment of new clients for our community based support services, introducing new clients and their family members to the programs of Home & Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience working with the elderly and the physically challenged and their families. Knowledge of Alzheimer Disease and related disorders, and previous experience working with volunteers is required.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses is required, as is awareness of community service delivery.
  • Must be willing to work all shifts – days, evenings, nights
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle,
  • Willingness to travel to other programs in Grey Bruce is a must.

Hours of work: varied

Salary: $24.41-$27.85 per hour

*COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the interview process i.e. social distancing, masks, remote interviews.

 

Please send your resume to:
Bethany Green, Team Leader Adult Day Program & Overnight Relief
Email:  bgreen@homecommunitysupport.com

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified

Click here to access ADM-3-170 Family and Client Care Coordinator job description.

 

Housekeeper - Meaford/Thornbury

HCSS is currently recruiting a Permanent Part-time Housekeeper for the Meaford-Thornbury areas.

The Housekeeper assists with routine cleaning, meal preparation, shopping and errands, no personal care is provided. The Housekeeper must enjoy working within a client centered environment. Duties vary according to the individuals receiving service, and are based on a service plan.

Candidates must provide a recent vulnerable sector criminal record search, be able to travel to client homes (within a 40km radius), and be physically able to perform key functions of the position. This position is casual part time, with variable hours to start but can lead to full time hours with benefits.

Required Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills.
Previous experience on computers required.
Candidates must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.

Preference will be given to applicants with one to three years volunteering with or working with seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

Part-time hours: 10-20 hours per week
Salary: $15.92-$17.75 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: Housekeeping staff are fully trained and equipped with proper PPE prior to providing housekeeping services.

For more information, Housekeeper job description

Please send resume to:

Colleen Benninger Team Leader Housekeeping/Intake
Email: cbenninger@hcssgreybruce.com
Mail:    Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce
Unit G12 1650 16th Street East,
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 6N7

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified.

Housekeeper - Wiarton/Georgian Bluffs

HCSS is currently recruiting a Permanent Part-time Housekeeper for the Wiarton & Georgian Bluffs areas.

The Housekeeper assists with routine cleaning, meal preparation, shopping and errands, no personal care is provided. The Housekeeper must enjoy working within a client centered environment. Duties vary according to the individuals receiving service, and are based on a service plan.

Candidates must provide a recent vulnerable sector criminal record search, be able to travel to client homes (within a 40km radius), and be physically able to perform key functions of the position. This position is casual part time, with variable hours to start but can lead to full time hours with benefits.

Required Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills.
Previous experience on computers required.
Candidates must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.

Preference will be given to applicants with one to three years volunteering with or working with seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

Part-time hours: 10-20 hours per week
Salary: $15.92-$17.75 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: Housekeeping staff are fully trained and equipped with proper PPE prior to providing housekeeping services.

For more information, Housekeeper job description

Please send resume to:

Colleen Benninger Team Leader Housekeeping/Intake
Email: cbenninger@hcssgreybruce.com
Mail:    Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce
Unit G12 1650 16th Street East,
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 6N7

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified.

Housekeeper - Port Elgin

HCSS is currently recruiting a Permanent Part-time Housekeeper for the Port Elgin area.

The Housekeeper assists with routine cleaning, meal preparation, shopping and errands, no personal care is provided. The Housekeeper must enjoy working within a client centered environment. Duties vary according to the individuals receiving service, and are based on a service plan. Housekeeping staff are fully trained and equipped with proper PPE prior to providing housekeeping services.

Candidates must provide a recent vulnerable sector criminal record search, be able to travel to client homes (within a 40km radius), and be physically able to perform key functions of the position. This position is casual part time, with variable hours to start but can lead to full time hours with benefits.

Required Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills.
Previous experience on computers required.
Candidates must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.

Preference will be given to applicants with one to three years volunteering with or working with seniors and adults with physical disabilities.

Part-time hours: 10-20 hours per week
Salary: $15.92-$17.75 per hour

COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the interview process i.e. social distancing, masks, remote interviews.

For more information, Housekeeper job description

Please send resume to:

Colleen Benninger Team Leader Housekeeping/Intake
Email: cbenninger@hcssgreybruce.com
Mail:    Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce
Unit G12 1650 16th Street East,
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 6N7

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified.

Program Assistant/PSW - Owen Sound

HCSS is currently recruiting for a Program Assistant (PSW), Casual/Relief for the Owen Sound and surrounding area.

The Program Assistant assists with both the planning, design and supervision of client/volunteer activities and with organizing the daily schedule.  The Program Assistant works directly with clients, including assisting clients with personal and nursing care as delegated by the Registered Staff by

  • Providing education, information and support to caregivers of clients;
  • Providing assistance with ADLs for the clients attending;
  • Assisting with planning activities and resources required for the operation of the Day Away and Overnight Relief programs, as delegated by the Programs & Activities Coordinator;
  • Working directly with clients during the program hours
  • Implementing the daily schedule of client / volunteer activities and lead the program as delegated by the Program and Activities Coordinator;
  • Assisting clients with personal care needs as identified and delegated by the Registered staff, and as a member of the staff team;
  • Minimum of 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 an asset;
  • Must be available for all shifts; days, evenings and nights;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle;
  • Will work in the Owen Sound Adult Day Program with option to provide relief at other ADP sites in Grey Bruce. This position is scheduled to work every other weekend.

Hours of work: varied
Salary: $20.72-$23.47

*COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the interview process i.e. social distancing, masks, remote interviews.

For more information, Program Assistant-Day Away Job Description

Please send your resume to:

Bethany Green, Team Leader Adult Day Program & Overnight Relief

Mail:    Home and Community Support Services of Grey Bruce
Unit G12, 1350 16th Street East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6N7

Email:  bgreen@homecommunitysupport.com

 

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified.

Van Driver

HCSS is currently recruiting for 2 Van Drivers, Part Time/Casual for non-emergency medical and other transportation requests in the Owen Sound and surrounding area.

The Driver must understand the needs of elderly clients, those with physical disabilities, and individuals with Alzheimer Disease and related cognitive impairments as the Driver is responsible for the safe pick up, transportation and delivery home of clients as directed by the Transportation Scheduler or electronic manifest.  The Driver establishes rapport with clients and their caregivers providing minimum assistance or support as they travel from home into the vehicle, to programs or appointments and back into their home. Safe, courteous, appropriate service will be provided to clients in accordance with HCSS policies and procedures.

  • Candidates should have a clean drivers abstract with no criminal record, access to a reliable vehicle and be a minimum of 25 years old.
  • Must have a valid Ontario drivers’ license G or F class (F license is preferred).
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as assigned including split shifts, evenings and weekends (on rotation).
  • Must be physically capable to perform tasks such as loading and securing wheelchairs and assisting clients on/off agency vehicles.
  • Must have the ability and desire to work with seniors and adult with physical disabilities as well as the general public.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Hours of work: varied, no guarantee of hours
Salary: $16.02-$18.15

For information, Van Driver Job Description

*COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the interview process i.e. social distancing, masks, remote interviews.

Please submit resumes by June 16, 2021 to:

Mail:    Janice Hobelman, Human Resources
Unit G-12, 1350 16th St. E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6N7
Email:  employment@hcssgreybruce.com

HCSS is an equal opportunity employer.
Only successful applicants will be notified.

 

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.