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Job Code:203601
Opportunity:Emergency Care Workers
Location:Manitoba & Saskatchewan
Date Posted:12/14/2020

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Emergency Care Workers - TERM - Manitoba & Saskatchewan Join the world's largest humanitarian network! Legacy Bowes is proud to be recruiting on behalf of The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not-for-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world. The Red Cross is currently seeking Emergency Care Workers to join their team across Canada within the potential areas of COVID testing sites, vaccination sites, outbreak crisis management, support to long-term care (LTC) facilities, contact tracing, and more. As an Emergency Care Worker, you will help strengthen and augment the various pandemic operations the Canadian Red Cross is currently supporting across Canada. RESPONSIBILITIES . Support a Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities' front-line workers to assist the residents with the basic activities of daily living including socialization to help reduce loneliness and support emotional well-being, delivery of meals and snacks, and encouraging hydration. Inform LTC's care team of residents who require assistance with feeding, tidy resident's personal space, wipe down/disinfect frequently touched surfaces, change linen/make beds, distribute fresh linens, recognize and report risks/hazards, and perform all tasks in a manner that promotes health and safety and reduces the risk of injury to self and others. . Assist in the set up, daily operation and/or closing of a reception and information, COVID testing, and/or vaccination sites, both in person or virtually. . Support and reinforce health and safety protocols with clients, visitors, and colleagues including social distancing, sanitization, and wearing of personal protective equipment. . Provide comfort to clients and provide referrals to partner agencies and other community groups. . Conduct phone calls to notify close contacts of their potential exposure; refer contacts for testing, and connect them to community resources to support self-quarantine. . Contribute toward the establishment and maintenance of safe & supportive working environments for diverse populations and incorporating cultural considerations. . Support other Red Cross initiatives to provide a coordinated team effort in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable in the community. QUALIFICATIONS . A high school diploma is required; 1-3 years experience in customer service, community development, case work or social services; or a suitable combination of education and experience is preferred . Experience as a volunteer, in an emergency or client care environment and/or knowledge of Red Cross is a definite asset . Able to travel within the province as needed . Passion and ability to work with people in need, many of whom may be seniors . Able to foster a trusting connection and work as part of a team through collaboration, communication, mutual understanding, and respect . Able to adapt to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment . Excellent communication, a second language may be beneficial, but not required If you would like more information about this position or Canadian Red Cross, please contact Brehanna Lemon at (204) 934 8836. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization, please submit your resume in confidence to brehanna@legacybowes.com quoting #203601.



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