Home Support Worker (HSW)

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Date Posted: 6/11/2024

Location: Muskoka, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-1529

Position Type: Contract

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is dedicated to providing Canadians with the highest level of care across a wide range of home-based and community-setting services.  


As a leader in the home- and community care industry, CTG is pioneering a one-of-a-kind paid healthcare education program. We are excited to be relaunching our very own Home Support Worker program for the 3rd year in a row, where we will be providing paid virtual classroom training, paid on-the-job training, and employment opportunities to compassionate and independent individuals who are looking to enter the field of healthcare.  


We are hiring in the following areas:  


Muskoka Region:  Huntsville, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Port Severn 


What is this program all about?  


Learn about the benefits of providing home care and working in people’s homes. Build on your healthcare skills in coordinating with your client and their family and meeting the complexity of their care needs  


Gain best-in-class knowledge regarding home care and service plans to assist individuals with daily living routines, such as assisting with feeding, lifting and transferring, dressing and undressing, respite care, peri-care, bathing, personal hygiene, and safe bathroom use. Other critical skills training includes household management, nutrition, and food preparation  


Identify healthcare issues using basic assessment strategies and report findings  


Master the integral part of what Home Support Workers provide as part of a multi-disciplinary care team  



Who is this program for?  


Are you customer-service-centric? Are you motivated to help your customer with their needs?  


Do you have good communication and listening skills?  


Do you enjoy being on the road and driving to different locations? 


Do you enjoy working independently and thrive in a flexible and dynamic work environment?  


Is working in the community and providing service to others exciting for you?  


Are you interested in building a career in healthcare?  


If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, the Home Support Worker Paid Training Program may be right for you.  



What’s in it for me?  


  • 5 weeks of paid virtual training  


  • 5 weeks of paid on-the-job training  


  • Employment opportunities at the end of the training  


  • Competitive Compensation package including comprehensive health and dental packages  


  • Participate in the Company RRSP Matching Program  


  • A culture of performance recognition and appreciation  


  • A commitment to excellence  



What qualifications are needed to be successful?  


Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license  


Clear Vulnerable Sector Screening check upon hire  


Able to commit to 10 weeks of full-time training  


This program is in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development Skills Fund, Government of Canada, and the Government of Ontario  



Who we are:  


Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian-owned, award-winning, fully accredited, and government (Ministry of Health) funded organization.  


We are dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home-based and clinic healthcare services. Everything we do is based on ethical principles and compassion, together with our commitment to meet the highest practice standards. We are, in every way, A Team Made for Caring™.  



The Not so Fine Print:  


We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring”. 


This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, and who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy. 


Closing the Gap is committed to a high-quality and safe environment for our team members and clients/families. At Closing the Gap, we strongly encourage all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza as unvaccinated team members put themselves, co-workers, their clients, their client’s families, and CTG’s communities at unnecessary risk. 


Closing the Gap is committed to the success of all its team members. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at jobs@closingthegap.ca at your earliest convenience. 

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing the Gap Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.