Residential Support Aide

Residential Support Aide

University Health Network
Greater Toronto Area, ON
$17 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Casual.


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 the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).

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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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

Part-time hours: 37.5 per week

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

Salary: $17.00 per hour


10 hour shift
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
No weekends
On call

Support Care: 1 year (preferred)
Work remotely:

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