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Current Job Openings

Director of Wellness

Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Director of Wellness position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Director of Wellness will oversee the clinical activities within the community designed to promote the well-being of our residents.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. You will collaborate with physicians, other health care professionals and family members as you oversee and perform nursing tasks including resident assessments both before and after arrival. You will be knowledgeable regarding charting and reports, outbreak protocols and hiring and management of clinical staff.

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a licensed RPN or RN.
• Registered and in good standing with the provincial regulatory body i.e. CNO
• Experience with seniors population including knowledge of dementia
• Current Food handlers course is an asset
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Knowledgeable of applicable legislation and policies including RHRA, Infection Control and government contract requirements i.e. LHIN
• Superior communication skills both oral and written in addition to active listening skills
• Strong organizational, time management and presentation skills
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Clear immunization records including recent TB testing
• Clear criminal background check including Vulnerable Sector

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Dietary Staff

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. 

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Housekeeping Staff

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. 

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Registered Practical Nurses (RPN)

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. 

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Personal Support Workers (PSWs) / Care Attendants

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. 

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Maintenance Coordinator

Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Maintenance Coordinator position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Maintenance Coordinator will possess the appropriate combination of experience and knowledge to ensure optimal facility operations.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. Drawing on multiple years of experience as a handyman or tradesperson, you will be capable of changing lighting, maintaining heating and air conditioning systems, fire systems, and general maintenance of resident units. You are committed to maintaining our luxurious surroundings for our residents and as such, you don’t hesitate to be hands on as you remove waste receptacles, perform basic grounds keeping including lawn maintenance, snow removal, and sweeping sidewalks free of debris: all in effort to support the safety and well being of our residents, visitors and staff. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

To better support the community, you can draw from the ability to manage a budget and the ability to interact professionally with outside contractors. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community.

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• 3-5 years of relevant knowledge/experience in mechanical or electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry and heating/ ventilation systems.
• Technical training in building maintenance is preferred
• High standards for infection control policies.
• Strong attention to detail
• Previous maintenance/handyman experience in either residential or commercial settings
• Experience with older adults is an asset
• Superior communication skills with fluency in English including the ability to comprehend manuals related to equipment and systems
• Strong organizational skills and maturity
• Ability to effectively listen and respond to the needs and concerns of our residents and escalate when appropriate
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Willingness to be on call to respond to unforeseen situations
• A clear criminal record

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Other Job Opportunities

Reception
  • Shows a positive attitude, greeting residents, visitors, and the general
    public
  • Assists staff and residents with day to day information
  • Carries out general administrative duties, assisting the management staff
    as needed
Activity Assistant
  • Plans, carries out, and evaluates recreation/wellness programs in
    consultation with the Memory Care Coordinator
  • Understands and responds to the individual activity needs and
    preferences of the residents in a positive and respectful manner
  • Creates schedules and timetables for various activities e.g. dance, music,
    artwork, sports, gardening
Volunteers
  • Conducts 1:1 visits with assigned residents
  • Assists with programs and outdoor activities as directed by the Activity
    Assistant
  • Inspires active participation and a positive experience for residents
Culinary Staff
  • Provides food services according to legislation in a manner that meets the
    needs and preferences of the residents
  • Follows all health and safety protocols for safe food handling and storage
  • Manages schedules and supervises the performance of dietary aides
Dietary Aide
  • Assists residents to have a positive dining experience
  • Carries out the tasks of set up, serving and clean up associated with all
    meal services
  • Follows safe food handling practices
Resident Attendant / PSW
  • Provides care assistance for all residents including daily living activities
    e.g. dressing, hygiene, bathing, mealtime, leisure activities etc.
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of residents by providing resident-
    focused, committed care in compliance with all regulations
  • Functions well as part of an interdisciplinary team