PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER Henley House LTC Residence, ST. CATHARINES, ON
Completion of a PSW Program that meets the appropriate standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Career Colleges, or the Ontario Community Support Association and must be a minimum of 600 hours in duration (including class time and practical experience time)
Experience in Long-Term Care preferred
Police background clearance for vulnerable persons sector
Knowledge and experience in care planning systems and documentation required
Mentally and physically able to perform duties as assigned
Ability to communicate positively with other staff, residents and families and to read and write English and understand verbal and written instructions in English
Demonstrates empathy, concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents
Demonstrates organizational skills and ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Under the direction of the Registered Staff :
Assists in providing direct care for residents; assists with ambulation, feeding, bathing and grooming.
Encourages participation in activity programs by assisting residents to and from activities.
Assists with meal service and nourishment delivery to residents and provides feeding assistance as required.
Provides emotional and social support to residents / families including palliative care.
Adheres to established departmental policies and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, safety, environment and infection control.
Consults with and informs supervisor of unit activities, needs and matters related to resident care.
Participates in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.
Contributes to a home environment for residents that ensures the values of Primacare Living Solutions are maintained and upheld.
We would like to thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Primacare Living Solutions Inc.™ is a privately held Canadian Long Term Care Operator based in Toronto, Ontario. Primacare Living Solutions is a fully accredited member of both CARF and the OLTCA.
At Primacare Living Solutions we are committed to putting people first, by providing our residents with the highest standards in quality care, and our staff with a supportive, flexible and progressive work environment.
Primacare Living Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Primacare Living Solutions’ Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Primacare Living Solutions’ hiring process.
As a condition of employment, all applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. A Criminal Record Search, with a vulnerable sector screen and satisfactory result will be required.