Personal Support Worker (PSW)


Position Overview

CarePartners is currently seeking Personal Support Workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker) for community work in our Personal Support and Homemaking program in Orillia and the surrounding area. 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.

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, DSW, or HSW Certificate.  1st year RPN or 2nd year RN student completed

Total Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible hours and diverse assignments
  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Orientation
  • Benefits Package
  • Paid mileage at $0.37/km, in addition to paid travel time.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered through LifeWorks

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