The Personal Support Worker (PSW) will provide individualized care that is sensitive to the clients’ unique needs, providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) through a client specific assignment working under the direction of and in collaboration with a regulated health care professional. Care will take place in the community, within a client’s home.
What does "Redefining care" mean to you?
ParaMed needs team members who share our goal of redefining care in the home. Join Canada’s largest home health care company and make a real difference in the lives of people in your community. We provide quality, compassionate care directly to clients where they live because we believe that when you are in need of care, home is a more comfortable place to be!
Choose ParaMed for support, where we’ll provide you with paid orientation, mentorship, and ongoing training. Experience diversity and life long learning – where the skills that you learn contribute to making you a confident and accomplished care professional.
Personal Support Worker (PSW) Diploma or Certificate from a recognized program or equivalent education
Experience in providing personal care is required
Experience in working with acutely ill, chronically ill or palliative clients is considered an asset
Effecitve oral and written communication skills
Ability to demonstrate copmassion, tact, and diplomacy when ineracting with clients and their families
Willingness to travel within a desginated area to visit clients within a community setting
Ability to pass or satisfy a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search upon hire
Provides ADL and IADL assistance to the client
Assists client with and provides personal care to the client
Assists with a variety of household tasks to include light meal preparation and light housekeeping assistance
Provides cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the client
Prepares nutritious, varied, and economical meals and snacks for the client to include special diets, as determined by the care plan
Uses proper food preparation, food storage, and overall hygiene practices
Communicates changes and client updates to supervisors
Documents information in ParaMed's work device
ParaMed offers you:
Access to ParaMed’s updated 2021 compensation packages including new wage grids, travel compensation, and mileage policy!
Health and dental benefits
Use of Mobile device
Training and skills development
Full and part time positions available
Career Advancement opportunities
Employee purchase discount programs
A supportive and respectful workplace
Autonomy and independence
ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario Health Personal Support Worker Return of Service initiative which offers a $5,000 incentive to eligible PSWs in exchange for a 6-month commitment to ParaMed.
ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with ParaMed is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
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.