As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our South West Branch 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.
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
Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting
Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends
Access to transportation / vehicle
PSW certificate, DSW or First Year Nurses
Total Compensation and Benefits
Competitive wages PLUS Ministry of Health Wage Enhancement
Flexibility in establishing work schedule
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.