Career Opportunities

Are you looking for a career change? Are you ready to make a real difference in someone's life? If you're compassionate, reliable, motivated and interested in serving your community, you'll find the right part-time career at Hospice Georgina. Our team has found more than a job - they have found a way to make a difference. Our team consists of three employees who enjoy doing work that fully engages them. They find daily rewards working with dedicated volunteers and inspirational clients. If you are looking for a more satisfying career, we would like to hear from you. Join us in our mission - the life you change may be your own.

Hospice Georgina positions:
Executive Director
Grief and Bereavement Coordinator
Office Manager

Current Career Opportunities

Applications for suitable student practicum placements are accepted. Please contact us for further details.

Job opening at Hospice Georgina - Summer Student Position

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

CLIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Summer opening. Accepting applications until suitable candidate is identified, or May 11, 2017. Job begins May 15, 2017. Work is 30 hours/week for 16 weeks, subject to funding by Canada Summer Jobs 2017.

Submit resumes to Marie Morton, Executive Director, Hospice Georgina, 152 High Street, Sutton, mmorton@hospicegeorgina.com, 905-722-9333.

CORRECTION: The above job advertisement unfortunately had a typo. the email was previously "mmortin@hospicegeorgina.com" it has been corrected above to the proper email. 

 REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Client Care Coordinator is responsible for the management of palliative hospice programs and volunteer resources for palliative clients. He/she will implement, monitor and coordinate the delivery and administration of education, drop in and respite programs and volunteer services to provide supportive services to palliative clients and their family caregivers. The Coordinator will act as a liaison between the client, their volunteers and other care team members.

REQUIREMENTS:

·        Applicants must be between the ages of 18 & 30 by the start date.

·        Must have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

·        Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

·        Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

·        Must have own transportation.

·        Hospice Georgina encourages applications from Aboriginal students and students who are members of a visible minority.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To coordinate the provision of Hospice palliative programs, education and volunteer client care visiting services to persons affected by life limiting illness:

SERVICE DELIVERY:

Ø  Provide an accurate description of palliative services currently available

Ø  Ensure that clients understand the role and services of Hospice Georgina

Ø  Document client satisfaction data to be used in future planning and program evaluation.

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT:

Ø  Communicate with the volunteers and other members of the care team as needed

Ø  Handle calls from volunteers concerning client care issues

Ø  Accompany volunteers on client visits if requested or as needed

Ø  Assist volunteers to reach closure at the discharge of a case

Ø  Discuss any concerns and or complaints about a volunteer with the Executive Director

CASE MANAGEMENT:

Ø  Determine the appropriateness of all referrals and redirect appropriate referrals in a professional manner to other community resources

Ø  Provide case management of client needs including advocacy on behalf of a client as requested by the client

Ø  Visit the client before assigning a volunteer, and ensure that a Service Agreement and consent form are completed and signed by the client or power of attorney

Ø  Contact client within 6 weeks of matching with volunteer to ensure supportive match and other needs that have been identified.

Ø  Process the necessary paper work in the management of each case

Ø  Provide ongoing monitoring and needs assessment of clients and conduct client follow-up as needed

COMMUNITY LIAISON:

Ø  Liaise with and participate in relevant networks of care providers

Ø  Promote availability of palliative care support services to the community and key referral sources

Ø  Maintain knowledge of relevant community resources for clients and volunteers

COMMUNICATION:

Ø  Provide professional level presentations and educational sessions to volunteers, clients, service providers and the community

Ø  Provide reports and data as required and requested by the Ministry, Funders and the Executive Director

Ø  Maintain a record of coordinationand program activities and submit a summary report to the Executive Director for review at monthly Board meetings

Ø  Prepare an annual report of activities for the AGM

Ø  Attend team-planning meetings when requested

Ø  Maintain client confidentiality in a professional manner

ADMINISTRATION:

Ø  Prepare and ensure accurate client data and conduct audits on completeness and accuracy of file information

Ø  Ensure that all client and volunteer files are kept confidential and locked in the filing cabinet at the end of the day as per Hospice Georgina policy

Ø  Manage palliative group and education Programs

Ø  Negotiate any changes in contracted weekly hours with the Executive Director prior to the monthly schedule being drawn up

Ø  When not out in the field, work must be done at Hospice Georgina unless the Executive Director has sanctioned an alternate location

Ø  Provide a clean criminal reference check

Ø  Have reliable transportation and a clean driving record

Ø  Provide support for strategic planning, accreditation, quality assurance, fund-raising and other activities of Hospice Georgina

Ø  All other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: