THIS IS A FULL-TIME SALARIED ROLE WITH GUARANTEED HOURS OF 37.5 PER WEEK
We are looking to hire Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to join our Transitions team - this is an exciting opportunity to be at the front-line of health care innovation in Canada.
POSITION SUMMARY :
We are seeking several dynamic, passionate Personal Support Workers (PSWs), who wants to be part of the transformational change in home and community care by providing care in a truly client-centered approach.
You are excited about working in an environment that puts the care team in the driving seat and part of a self-directed team that offers a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
You will be part of a diverse, collaborative care team that will provide services to a roster of clients in the community with a focus on a holistic plan of care and client-centered goals addressing client’s physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual domains.
You are a member of the interdisciplinary team who will assist the client and family to reach the client’s care goals. As part of the SE Transitions team, you will be a part of the team that will be accountable for the care and services you provide and the outcomes your clients achieve.
Here are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team :
Rates starting at $19.00 (for direct client care). Candidates must have PSW Certificate.
You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience
You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge
Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development
Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan
Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program
Subsidized OPSWA memberships
Tuition Assistance Program
WorkPerks®, which gives access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and trusted local businesses.
Provision of comprehensive care in an interdisciplinary team
Provide continuous and comprehensive support to your team in the delivery of care for your clients
Maintains effective relationships / communication and works collaboratively with other disciplines to implement interdisciplinary care plans within your role
Participate in regular interdisciplinary team communication (e.g. huddle, rounds, status updates)
Uses communication tools to effectively communicate changes in the client’s condition to the primary care lead / clinician and other members of the care team as required
Assists clients in the activities of personal care, instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) functional mobility and other activities outlined in the client’s care plan.
Provision of delegated acts / treatments as part of the interdisciplinary team and within the role of an unregulated care provider
Provide care with clients and families adhering to SE Health’s policies and procedures as adopted from Ministry of Health Guidelines
Proactively identifies, promotes and seeks to improve client safety as part of their everyday work
A PSW Certificate is required
One year of relevant experience is preferred
Community experience is an asset.
Vulnerable sector check (current).
Current CPR and First Aid Certificate is required
A knowledge of household management skills is required
A working knowledge of assistive aids is required
Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) and exercise good judgement is required
Ability to lift up to 25 kilograms may be required
Ability to perform lifting and bending in awkward positions when assisting clients may be required
Ability to use communication tools is required
Demonstrated skills working independently and in a team environment
A vehicle and valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.
About SE Health
SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future.
As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving.
Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.
In 2019 we were honored to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers.
Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees.