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Personal Support Worker

RED CROSS CARE PARTNERS

Welland, ON, CANADA | Thorold, ON, CANADA | Port Colborne, ON, CANADA
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Why you'll love being part of our team:
  • Competitive wages and  mileage
  • Paid Orientation
  • Group Benefits
  • Flexible hours and diverse assignments

Red Cross Care Partners is an established home care agency with multiple Ontario divisions backed by Red Cross and CarePartners exceptional service. Red Cross Care Partners staff and management provide high quality, client driven care in our communities. All staff are supported and encouraged to be creative, innovative and collaborative in their approach to deliver safe integrated health care. Client and employee satisfaction and empowerment are an integral part of the health care services provided.

Position Overview

Red Cross Care Partners is currently seeking Personal Support Workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker) for community work in our Personal Support and Homemaking program.  We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help clients in our community, with activities of daily living. This position requires someone to perform special functions under the Supervision of a RN or RPN/Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities:

-       Provides personal care to the client

-       Utilizes proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers

-       Provides cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the client

-       Provides assistance with a variety of household tasks

-       Prepares nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, and uses proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices

-       Promotes a safe environment for both the client and worker

 

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

-       Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting

-       Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends

-       Access to transportation/vehicle

-       PSW certificate

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