Personal Support Worker- Float Position


Position Overview

As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our HNHB Branch for NEW and EXPERIENCED Personal Support Workers (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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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

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate or approved equivalent
  • Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting
  • Mandatory availability from 6:00 am- 12:00 pm or 6:00pm to 12:00 am , and alternate weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and/or access to a reliable vehicle

Total Compensation and Benefits

  • Starting rate of $14.57 plus a wage enhancement of $1.93 for government funded work
  • 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