A Personal Support Worker is responsible for personal care, socialization, emotional support, and health-related services to clients to maintain the activities of daily living in the home. This may include bathing, toileting, dressing, feeding, mobility, transfers, sorting and bagging linen, making and changing beds, light cleaning and tidying, and supporting client independence regarding medications.
Under the direction of the Program Manager as a Personal Support Worker, you will:
Support the organization’s mission, vision, and values and monitor and report changes in the client's behavior and condition.
1: PSW certification from a recognized educational institution
2: Registered under the PSW Registry of Ontario
3: Valid Police Clearance
4: Must have current CPR and First Aid certification
5: Experience in providing homemaking and personal support activities, including care of young adults, seniors.
6: Possess a compassionate and flexible nature and a client and family-centered approach to caregiving.
7: Demonstrate the ability to recognize safety issues and follow safe work practices
8: Must be able to meet the physical demand requirements of the role
9: Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a part of the team
10: Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
11: Effective verbal and written English language skills
12: Requires good judgment, problem-solving, and assessment abilities
13: Ability to travel between assignments by public transportation or by car
14: Flexibility to work weekends, nights, and days.
15: The ability to speak a second language is a definite asset.
16: Experience working in the community, home setting, hospital setting, long term care, retirement home
17: Must have a positive outlook and is eager to learn.
Part-time hours: 15-20 per week
Job Type: Part-time
We provide appropriate PPE
- Personal Support Worker certification (preferred)
- Vulnerable Sector Screening (required)
- Valid CPR and First Aid (required)