Personal Support Worker (PSW)


Position Overview

As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our North Bay 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

  • Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting
  • Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends
  • Access to transportation/vehicle
  • PSW certificate
  • HCA certificate
  • DSW diploma
  • Nursing students who have completed first year nursing

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

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