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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

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City: Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario

Zone: Champlain

Program: Support Worker

Posted: 10-22-2018

Bargaining Unit: SEIU

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Position Overview

 

As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our Champlain Branch  (Fitzroy Harbour and area) for NEW and EXPERIENCED Personal Support Workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker).

 

We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help clients in our community, with activities of daily living. This position requires someone to perform special functions under the Supervision of a RN or RPN/Supervisor.

 

 

 

Responsibilities
  • Provides personal care to the client
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers
  • Provides cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the client
  • Provides assistance with a variety of household tasks
  • Prepares nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, and uses proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices
  • Promotes a safe environment for both the client and worker
Qualifications and Position Requirements
  • PSW certificate OR: PA, PA+2, HCA, DSW, Home Support Level II or III, Paramedic, RN/RPN (first year completed)
  • Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting
  • Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends
  • Access to transportation/vehicle
Total Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive wages PLUS Ministry of Health Wage Enhancement
  • Flexibility with scheduling
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through LifeWorks
  • Access to Perkopolis (Canadian’s Discount Program)
  • Paid multi-day orientation, including in-class and in-field training
  • Skills training (ongoing opportunities)
  • Supportive Leadership team
  • 24/7 On-Call Support
  • Service Milestone Recognition Program

Specific details on compensation and benefits to be discussed at time of interview.