Personal Support Worker/Health Care Aide
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4d ago

Long Term Care Behavioral Support Outreach Team (LTC BSOT) has an opportunity for a

30 Bi-weekly hours Evenings, including alternate weekends (shifts may be subject to change)

SEIU Service Hourly Pay Rate : $21.8776 - $22.4489

As part of the Ontario Behavior Supports System Project, Baycrest leads a Long Term Care Behavioral Support Outreach Team (LTC BSOT) supporting Long-

Term Care ( LTC’) residents presenting with responsive behaviors with a goal of assisting staff in stabilizing the behaviors.

The PSW will travel to various Long Term Care Homes in the Toronto Central LHIN and work collaboratively with the inter-

professional team to provide care to clients requiring behavioral support and their families.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Supports, in consultation with the Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to : hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care
  • Supports their independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well- being
  • Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers
  • Qualifications include but are not limited to :

  • Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care and Community Setting preferred
  • Certificate in Dementia Care preferred
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred
  • Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others
  • Ability to travel to different locations
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
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