Personal Support Worker
Do your life’s best work with us!
Multiple options to apply with your cover letter and resume!
Email with "PSW Durham Region" in the subject line
Positions are available in all of Durham Region and Peterborough County.
CBI Health is dedicated to improving the lives of both our clients and our health care team members. As you care for others, CBI Health will care for you by providing the Personal Protective Equipment, training and resources that you need to feel confident every day.
We are committed to making a difference in people’s lives and that starts with yours. You will enjoy a flexible schedule that allows you to achieve your goals at work and at home, with a balance of teamwork and independence.
We have a team of Supervisors and motivated colleagues who are excited to meet and support you!
Here’s a look at our total rewards :
Competitive wages and benefit package including travel pay up to $20.68 / Hr in total compensation, including temporary government enhanced wage premium until October 31st 2021, if eligible
Competitive wages and benefits packages including travel pay
Paid orientation and ongoing training
Sign-on bonus of up to $1500
Career development and progression opportunities
Reward and recognition programs
Your role with clients
As a caring, responsible health care team member, you will support clients to be as safe and independent in their homes as possible, helping them to live their best lives.
You will provide personal care to clients in their home, and may assist them to mobilize and perform light exercises. You will act at all times with the client and their family at the heart of all you do, observing, documenting, and reporting any changes in their condition to your Manager / Supervisor.
You may be required to perform light housekeeping tasks as indicated in client care plans.
What you will need to be successful
Your Personal Support Worker Certificate or Equivalent, or valid certification as a Home Support Worker, Home Support worker level II, Home Support worker level III, Health Care aid or personal attendant
Students currently enrolled (post first year) in health care programs such as nursing, rehab, para medicine or have a valid certificate as a Developmental Support Worker or a valid certificate as an RN , RPN, or Practical Nurse, midwife or physician ( either domestic or foreign trained ) or RN students with a minimum successful completion of year 1
Or has successfully completed the Certification exam required to register with the OACYC
Current CPR and First Aid Certification
A clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening within the last 12 months
Proof of a negative TB test within the last 12 months and an up-to-date immunization record
Commitment to work every other weekend
Strong verbal and written English communication skills required; the ability to communicate in French or other languages is considered an asset
Reliability and strong organization skills
Ability to safely lift up to 35 lbs. (16 kg)
All team members are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination upon hire or provide a valid medical exemption