Personal Support Care Team Supervisor
VHA Home HealthCare
Toronto, ON
21d ago

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At VHA Home HealthCare, more is not just our commitment to clients, but to our incredible team of staff.

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) has offered for over 90 years.

With over 2,700 health care professionals serving clients in seven Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in the GTA, London, Ottawa and Durham.

VHA’s Client & Family Centered Care community based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support services.

Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.

We are currently seeking a :

Personal Support (PS) Care Team Supervisor for our Durham office

Permanent Full-time - (Central East)

The PS Care Team Supervisor leads and supports a team of PSWs ensuring the delivery of client and family-centered personal support services that meet VHA’s standards of excellence.

You will conduct initial home visits with clients to establish appropriate care plans . You will provide ongoing clinical support, supervision, education and training at the bedside to a large Personal Support Care Team who are supporting clients to achieve more independence.

Key Skills, Experience and Behaviours required for this position :

  • A RN or RPN in good standing with the College of Nurses with exceptional clinical assessment and communication skills who can interact in a professional, culturally competent manner with clients, funders, staff teams and community partners.
  • 3 years or more of community-based experience with a deep knowledge of the home health care system (preferably working with PSWs).
  • A motivational leader and strong team player who promotes Client and family-centered care to support client and employee engagement.
  • Highly organized and comfortable working in a constantly shifting environment as VHA responds to changes in client needs.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and adheres to deadlines.
  • Able to write clear and concise field and supervisory reports.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office and a keen desire to bring technology to the bedside.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Ideally, prior supervisory experience within a unionized setting and know what it takes to uncover talent and innovation as you build and inspire a highly engaged large team.
  • As a supervisor, you have working knowledge of relevant employment statutes including the OHSA, ESA and OHRC.
  • A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are required.
  • Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling.
  • A proven track record of effectively handling complaints and resolving conflicts.
  • Demonstrated efforts to continually develop and upgrade your skills.
  • Ability to converse in a second language is a definite asset.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required, including days, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Supervisory On-Call on a rotational basis and as required.
  • Apply at www.VHA.ca

    VHA Home HealthCare is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada, an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization designated and a founding member agency of United Way Toronto.

    If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.

    Thank you to everyone who applies. We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.

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