Personal Support Worker (PSW)
ParaMed
Kenora, ON
1d ago

Position : PSW (Personal Support Worker)

Hours : Part Time / Full Time / Casual

ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario Health Personal Support Worker Return of Service initiative which offers a $5,000 incentive to eligible PSWs in exchange for a 6-month commitment to ParaMed .

ParaMed has been providing home care and wellness solutions across Canada since 1974 and is a nationally accredited provider with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.

Over our 40-year history providing medical and non-medical support services we’ve grown to a 10,000 member strong workforce providing comfort, independence, and safety to loved ones across Canada.

Do you have a PSW (Personal Support Worker), HSW (Home Support Worker) certificate, Developmental Service Worker Diploma, Paramedic Diploma, 1st year of Nursing completed or are an internationally trained Nurse or Doctor?

If so, we want to hear from you! These credentials can get you working in community health care as a support worker today!

Community PSWs / HSWs are now being offered a temporary $3.00 / hour wage enhancement for patient care hours from the provincial government! This is your opportunity to make a difference in your community!

Job Description :

  • Personal Hygiene care of clients such as bathing, showering, sponge baths
  • Assist clients / patient with toilet needs
  • Assist clients / patient with grooming
  • Assist client / patient with partial and full dressing
  • Assist with medication administration
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Cognitive, social and emotional support
  • Requirements :

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate / Diploma
  • Nursing student, Foreign trained Nurse / Medical Profession
  • Experience working in the community is an asset but not required
  • Ability to travel between client homes
  • Why work for ParaMed and what we can offer :

  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Kilometers
  • Training and skills development
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Employee discount programs and perks
  • Application Instructions :

    To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button and attach an updated resume to your application.

    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process.

    This is a Union Position : COPE Local 521

    Union Classification : Support Worker

    Salary : LHIN Funded Support Worker rates as per Collective Agreement

    Location : Kenora, ON

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