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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

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City: Listowel, Ontario

Zone: South West

Program: Support Worker

Posted: 03-05-2018

Bargaining Unit: SEIU

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As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our South West Branch (Huron/Perth) for NEW and EXPERIENCED Personal Support Workers in our eHomeCare Program (internal reference: Community Support Worker). 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.

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  • The eHomeCare Support Worker delivers palliative care to clients within their own home

  • This is an integrated approach to palliative care which facilitates a direct link of communication between a nurse (via laptop) and the eHomeCare Support Worker (via iphone/Cell/Blackberry) throughout their shift

  • These tools are provided to both the nurse and enhanced support workers  by the agency

  • Sensitive, individualized and proactive care is fundamental to the care that is provided to the clients

  • A significant component of the responsibilities expected from the eHomeCare Support Worker will be to assist and support the client's family

Qualifications and Position Requirements
  • PSW Certification or equivalent (e.g., RN/RPN - licensed or retired class) with further certification in palliative care preferred

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience

  • Certification in palliative care an asset

  • Passion for providing holistic, sensitive, individualized care to clients at end of life

  • Comfort in using technology such as a cellphone, iPhone or Blackberry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfort with providing care to clients in their own homes - previous experience an asset

  • Ability to work collaboratively with nurses, as part of a team, is crucial

  • Ability to work independently, yet take direction, is essential

  • Must have a valid drivers' license and/or access to reliable transportation means

Total Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive wages PLUS Ministry of Health Wage Enhancement
  • Flexibility in establishing work schedule
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through LifeWorks
  • Access to Perkopolis (Canadian’s Discount Program)
  • Paid multi-day orientation, including in-class and in-field training
  • Skills training (ongoing opportunities)
  • Supportive Leadership team
  • 24/7 On-Call Support
  • Service Milestone Recognition Program

Specific details on compensation and benefits to be discussed at time of interview.