Personal Support Worker (PSW)
Spectrum Health Care
East York and The Beaches, Canada
2d ago

About Spectrum

We are currently hiring Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in East York and The Beaches, Toronto, On. If you are passionate about caring for people, responsive to the needs of others, dedicated to providing quality care, and looking for a rewarding career in health care with a leading home health care provider, apply today!

At Spectrum Health Care our mission is re-imagining home care for clients and families to provide products and services they need, whenever care is required, delivered by the most qualified and compassionate staff.

Our people are the cornerstone of our business. By joining Spectrum Health Care you will be part of one of Canada’s Best Managed companies and a committed member of a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals.

Personal Support Workers play a pivotal role in our health care system. At Spectrum Health Care, they work closely with our patients and their families, providing personal care and support with activities of daily living.

The care provided by Personal Support Workers ensures patients can recover safely from an acute illness or remain in their homes throughout the aging process.

We offer :

  • Compensation Travel allowance and a competitive salary ( plus the $3.00 Ontario provincial enhanced PSW pay )
  • Guaranteed Hours Program - Guaranteed part-time and full-time hours available
  • Wellness - Benefits including Health and Dental coverage, Employment Assistance Program, discounted GoodLife Fitness memberships, vacation pay & flexible work schedule
  • Career Development - Professional development & training, lunch & learn sessions
  • Preparation for the Future Retirement savings plan
  • Employee Recognition Employee service recognition program and more!
  • Responsibilities :

  • Provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, toileting, skincare, light meal preparation, feeding, etc) in personal residences or facilities
  • Continually assesses, anticipates, identifies, and responds to new and changing needs of patients and communicates available Total Care resources to patients when appropriate
  • Perform delegated and / or assigned tasks under the supervision of a Home Support Supervisor
  • Staff is required to travel within the assigned region between patients’ residences or facilities
  • Qualifications / Experience :

  • Have one of the following qualifications (required) : Valid Personal Support Worker Certificate from a Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities or the Ministry of Education approved program RN / RPN Student who with a minimum successful completion of year one of the program Internationally licensed Nurse, Midwife, or Physician
  • Physical ability to meet the demands of the job (ex : the ability to stand, bend, walk, crouch, kneel and reach freely for extended periods, ability to lift 23 kg independently, ability to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting;
  • able to reposition clients in bed)

  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional personal care and customer service
  • Valid Standard First Aid and Level C CPR
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check
  • Updated immunization record including TB Test (last 6 months)
  • Proficient verbal and written English communication skills (Additional language skills considered an asset)
  • Flexible work schedule (Monday to Friday and Saturday to Sunday)
  • Valid G level driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle is an asset
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