PSW (Former Employee) – Kitchener, ON – 3 November 2013
A typical day Monday - Wednesday very slow days not good always asked for more hours never got them though. I learned a lot of new techniques with clients and hoyer lifts. Management was not the greatest...found they could have addressed the PSW'S concerns better when it came to clients...my co-workers were amazing...very helpful when they were needed with clients and home life as well...very good support team.The hardest thing about my job is saying good bye to clients that are passing and to great staff...that come and go. The most enjoyable part of my job is seeing my clients and knowing that I have done an amazing job for them and leaving with a smile on our faces.
Manager (Former Employee) – Mississauga – 5 March 2017
Revera is very hit and miss at their support office. There are great people and some wonderful managers but too much inconsistency and preferential treatment in work/life balance and job security. Very high turnover and lack of commitment to strategy means a lot of knee jerk reactions and long lapses in direction. Very poor communication between departments means a big disconnect between senior management and the front line worker. No one is being heard.
Dietary Aide/Cook (Former Employee) – Saskatoon, SK – 13 March 2017
residents are terrific like they usually are, and it's a pleasure to be in their home, but the management is not worth it. they do not care for any staff other than management themselves and they don't care if you quit they don't value anyone, everyone is replaceable. concerns are not heard or they are dismissed or else swept under the rug. the amount of work you have to do is not equivalent to the amount of time you have. you can be perfect in every way but still would never be treated the way an employee should be treated.
assistant (Former Employee) – Ottawa East, ON – 21 December 2016
It's a place for lazy people if you work you actually get in trabule. Seen as a suck up to the boss yet you just doing your job. Poor mangement, staff are burned out , a fried to say something because they will get fired, and if you do stand up for what you belive in you taken to the office. Lazy people have time to report people and gets away with it instead you are left with lots of stress.
Pcard Administrator (Current Employee) – Cambridge, ON – 18 October 2016
I love working for the Revera Support Office. There are so many opportunities for advancement and it is a great team to work with. They appreciate work/life balance and for the most part the wages are fair.
old employee (Former Employee) – Amherstview, ON – 8 March 2017
Worst place to work lack of staffing Management SUCKS I would go elsewhere if I were you...You will hate it there as no communication so lack of!!! Staff back bite all the time while others have their nose shoved up managements A***......You will hate your job there the care is nil its the outside agency that comes in and does all the work there...So reconsider and apply anywhere else but there..
Nice place, great coworkers but needs improvement on mental and physical health
PSW (Former Employee) – Cambridge, ON – 13 August 2016
Coworkers where amazing to work with as a team they go above and beyond with making sure the residents are safe, happy and cared for. Like most PSW positions in LTC the biggest complaint is being understaffed. One of the biggest issues is that management needs to recognize mental health strain PSW get, emotional and physical health of a PSW is vital, if a PSW has caregiver burnout it's not good for the residents or the PSW. Staffing issues could easily be solved if management is willing to listen to the PSW. If the DOC isn't willing to listen and has an attitude of "if you want the job it's this way or the highway type of attitude" no one wins
Registered Practical Nurse (Current Employee) – Richmond Hill, ON - Elginwood – 2 August 2016
I did my consolidation placement here and remained in touch till a position opened up. They hire casual at first & have to wait for a part time to open up. I couldn't have asked for better staff. They are extremely helpful and training is given till you're confident in your abilities. Meds and wound treatments are the majority of your duties. There are slow days and there are hectic days but staff are always there to assist you. You can call on any staff for a simple question or to assist with a skill you are new too. It is a good place to build seniority for new grads as well. Management is approachable and everyone greets you when you enter and leave the building. I have build friendships with my colleagues very quickly. AND there is no such thing as nurse to nurse bullying at this site.
Casual position means you can assume short notice calls
Bizarre experience, very odd patchwork of not real management
reg staff (Former Employee) – Kitchener, ON – 18 September 2016
very strange place, way too much paper work and way too little resident care, management was a revolving door of grossly disgusting humans who think they are super stars yet do not have a clue, one obese manger walked around swearing all the time but would judge her "staff" like she was the best role model, all staff hated it there but stayed for the money knowing management would rotate in less than a year, or die of obesity, avoid this place,run
Encouraging Environment meant to allow employees advance and learn.
Communications Intern (Former Employee) – Mississauga, ON – 21 March 2017
In August of 2016, I interned at Revera Inc. with their communications team. The internship was designed to allow interns to explore different divisions (external PR, internal communications, Innovations division etc.) We were responsible for small jobs (putting together statements for the company's internal website, creating excel spreadsheets on Revera's homes, PowerPoint presentations) and were given the opportunity to sit in on communication team meetings. It was an amazing opportunity in an environment that fostered and encouraged growth and personal incentive in its employees
I learned how to check water temperatures(Hot/Cold),working in the boiler/mechanical rooms.
Maintenance, Housekeeping and Kitchen (Current Employee) – Medicine Hat, AB – 9 September 2016
It was a good place to work as casual in maintenance,but,when the two Co-workers came back to work(that I was replacing),I was asked to work in the Maintenance Department, Kitchen,Laundry,and the Housekeeping Departments. that was Mandatory. I was not found of that idea. I have tried working in the Maintenance,Kitchen, and Housekeeping Departments.
Terrible company to work for emphasis was profit not the care for yhe residents as they advertise.the sdmistration shaifina shoukd not be therer
Director of environmental services Revera (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB scenic acres – 23 July 2016
Not a place to work lots of people that did not know anything, the residents i felt sorry for because of the conditions of the building and not enough budget because of profit oriented company . Nice front but the focus is on money not the well being of the residents.too bad .Too many Chiefs No coordination and a lot of time wasted including money .They don't have it together. The condition of the residence is terrible.Not a safe place!!
Long hours and a lot of bandaid work. Temporary fixes dangerous
Receptionist (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – 9 September 2016
The residents are amazing to work with, but the management team is terrible. They are unfair, and expect you to know the job the minute you start. There is an insane amount of gossip among the management team. They give you no room to grow and if you have your own voice they shut you down as soon as they can.
Continuing Care Assistant (Former Employee) – Bedford, NS – 27 May 2016
During my 2 years at Revera Home Health I really enjoyed my work . even though we didn't get to see other co workers or management often we were always in touch through company cell phones that all employees were provided with ,I found this to be a great asset to my job for the GPS to find clients home promptly, and also to be able to communicate any concerns with other employees who also did shifts at the same client . The main thing I learned at Revera was to work more effectively and efficiently alone.to make quick decisions with no supervisor around as I was in a private home .I enjoy to work alone. the hardest part of my job at Revera and still is and was in any company is when the client feels alone weather they are at end stage of life or just sad you are leaving after your 1 hr shift and now they are alone until I arrive tomorrow . I enjoy the smile I see on their faces when I arrive tomorrow.
On stat days, i found it difficult to reach managemnet
Nurse (Current Employee) – Ottawa, ON – 28 January 2017
The team is always devided by department. Never enough staff to cover shifts. Corporate always cutting hours and not giving the tools we need to do the work. Residents are left alone for long times if we are busy with another resident and we can not spend the time needed to take care of the resident properly.
Fun place to be with excellent staff and relaxe environment to work at
PSW Student and recreation (Former Employee) – Toronto ON – 27 January 2017
A good working environment and condition, friendly staff and clients, excellent work ethic and beautiful recreation team. Good team work and friendly staff. Well equipped recreational room and an excellent programs planning team