Villa Colombo Services for Seniors
Canada, Ontario, Toronto
3d ago

Job Description

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER Villa Colombo Services for Seniors (Casual, Part time & Full time) (Day, Evening & Night shifts)

Must be available every other weekend

Candidates are invited to apply for the above positions to work at Villa Colombo Services for Seniors, a 391-bed long-term care facility, located in Toronto, Ontario.

The incumbent will report to the Director, Nursing Unit to which they are assigned.


  • Effectively communicates with all team members and ensures that the RPN & RN receive pertinent information in a timely manner.
  • Assumes responsibility for the ADL care of the resident.
  • Respects and complies with Resident Bill of Rights.
  • Accountable to the RN & RPN for the quality of resident care.
  • Reports any change in physical or mental condition and behaviour of the residents to the Registered Staff.
  • Assists family and responds to questions when appropriate. Refers questions related to resident’s medical condition to Registered Staff.
  • Attends in-service and continuing educational sessions, as assigned.
  • Assists the resident to meet their individualized quality of life needs (eg. activation programs, family outings) as reflected in the mission, vision and values of the organization.
  • Assist with implementation and evaluation of the plan of care for the residents that is resident, and family focused.
  • Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of the resident.
  • Participates in health record documentation by completing resident care checklist, nourishment checklist, restraint monitoring and other flow charts as assigned.
  • Complies with Compliance Standards from Ministry of Health Long-Term Care and Villa Colombo Policies & Procedures and other relevant regulatory and legislative standards.
  • Mentors new staff during the orientation period.
  • Supervises, serves and assists residents with eating in dining areas at mealtimes.
  • Responds to resident call bells and assists with ADL’s as required.
  • Maintains a safe environment for residents and staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • Ontario College Certificate that is approved by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Training
  • Excellent organizational, observational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to Multitask and Prioritize
  • Ability to demonstrate positive and pleasant demeanor and able to handle difficult situations in a professional manner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate resident safety strategies
  • Ability to interact with seniors including those that are cognitively impaired
  • Works independently as well as within a team
  • Demonstrates skill in managing aggressive behaviour using client centered approach
  • Ability to speak Italian an asset
  • A police reference check for the vulnerable sector, not older than 6 months, will be required.

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