ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario government to provide an additional $3/hour temporary increase for PSW staff to supplement regular earnings.
Our Community Support Support Workers make a difference in the lives of others every day - helping them to live full independent lives within their own homes. They assist with ADLs (activities of daily living) as they visit various locations within our communities.
If the following statements sound like you, then you might make a great Community Support Worker!
I enjoy interacting with elderly populations and people with disabilities
I am a good listener, and I can also communicate well, both written and verbally
I enjoy being busy and working independently
I can maintain my positive attitude while dealing with frustrating and challenging situations
I have previous personal and/or volunteer experience, providing compassionate care and support to others in need (children, seniors, neighbours, etc.)
We also want people who have personal experience providing care and support to others, and those from Retail, Hospitality or the Service Industries!
You will also need to have:
Access to a reliable vehicle is preferred but not a requirement
Community Support Worker certificate
A willingness to work every other weekend
Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Background screening upon hire
A passion for making a difference in your community
Tell me about the Day in the life of A Home Support Worker:
Several patient visits per day, traveling from home to home to provide care, either on your own or with a Personal Support Worker
Meal planning, safe food preparation and storage, feeding
Basic home maintenance and housekeeping
Assisting with use of walkers and canes, transfers from bed, chair, wheelchair, toilet, etc.
Rising and retiring - Dressing and putting on shoes, brushing hair, teeth, shaving, etc.
Personal care – Assisting with bathing, showering, toileting, foot and sponge baths, etc.
Socializing and companionship for those in need of emotional support
Why join our team?
Full-time roles available
Work independently and within your community
Company-paid work device for mileage and client tracking purposes
Competitive compensation including paid training, competitive wages, and benefits
Employee discount program and employee assistance program
One on one patient care
Continuous learning and training opportunities
More than ever, Community Support Workers are in high demand, including within the realm of home healthcare. If you are interested in learning more, please respond to this advertisement with an updated resume via the "Apply Now" button!
- In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process*.