Personal Support Worker
Halton Region
Oakville, Ontario
1h ago

NOTE :

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted. ONLY online submissions will be considered.

At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve.

The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

This posting is for future part-time or casual employment opportunities.Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.

Halton Region serves more than 580,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.

We are proud to operate three non-profit long-term care homes where our employees make a meaningful contribution on the lives of the residents by providing quality care in a family-like atmosphere.

As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment.

We are also recognized as a Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight organization.

At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your work.

Preferred Background :

Secondary School Graduation Diploma and a Personal Support Worker Certificate from a recognized college are required. Previous experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation or long-term careisrequired.

The incumbent must be team oriented, must possess effective communication skills and have a genuine desire to care for the elderly.

Must have an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve.

As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions :

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past six (6) months) by the first day of employment.

Must be willing to work shifts. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents.

Duties :

  • Provides personal care for residents including all activities of daily living to ensure their optimum physical, social and emotional well-being.
  • Communicates effectively with residents, staff and families.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times. Is respectful, courteous and pleasant. Provides individualized service and creates a home-like atmosphere.
  • Observes and reports changes in the resident’s status.
  • Records necessary data (e.g. flow sheets).
  • Shares responsibility for the care of equipment in the Home and the personal belongings of residents.
  • Works co-operatively with team members.
  • Receives direction from registered staff.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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