Resident Support Aide

  • Full Time
  • St. John's, NL
  • Posted on May 21, 2021
  • Vacancy: 3
  • Salary: 17 an hour

Resident Support Aide

Salary $17 an hour
Job Type Full Time
Vacancy 3
Job ID 80559089
Employer name
Posted Date 21-05-2021
Expired at 21-02-2022


Resident Support Aide

Do you love to help people and are interested in working in the health care sector? Then consider a position as a Resident Support Aide in a long-term care home. Opportunities are available in Ottawa.

If you have experience working in retail, hospitality, an administrative role or are a student in training, then a position as a Resident Support Aide could be for you. Resident Support Aides are trained and deployed to work in long-term care homes to help residents with their daily activities such as:

1. Providing routine tasks that support residents with their daily activities, including:

· Assisting at meal times and during nutritional breaks by helping with set up, delivery and service to residents in the dining room, in their rooms or in activity areas;

· Guiding residents to and from their rooms and throughout the home to activities and to promote a positive resident experience; and

· Assisting residents with devices (cell phones/tablets) to enable residents to communicate with their families and friends.

2. Providing residents with comfort and sense of purpose, including:

· Greeting residents, families and visitors in a positive and supportive manner, requesting if they need assistance of any kind; and

· Providing companionship to residents while reflecting the preferences of the resident.

3. Communicating with and supporting the care team by:

· Checking equipment and restocking unit supplies, reporting issues to the supervisor;

· Assisting as appropriate with team members who are transferring or positioning residents;

· Completing assigned clerical tasks;

· Assisting in set up of resident activities and programs; and

· Participating in care team meetings as appropriate.

What do you need to qualify?


· Successful completion of two years of secondary school (minimum grade 10)

· Must have completed RSA online training program (provided free of charge)

· Must complete online health system and LTC sector orientation modules

· Must complete in-house training before commencing duties

Skills & Abilities:

· Must have good judgment and interpersonal skills

· Must be able to observe residents and any behavioural changes which may require a call for care assistance

· Must be sensitive and empathetic to the needs of the residents

· Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, visitor and others

Successful applicants would be hired as temporary casual employees, at a rate of $17/hour.

If this job sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please apply via the link.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Salary: $17.00 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Casual

Salary: $17.00 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • No weekends
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends


  • Support Care: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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