Are you a PSW or a Nursing Student that wants to be part of a caring team that makes a positive difference in the lives of others? Then send your resume to us ASAP. We are expanding and Full-time opportunities will be made available. We will look at your years of services when determining your hourly rate.
Experience: 1-3 years
Number of vacancies: 1
Ontario pandemic premium: $3/hour, in addition to the stated wage.
Start date: As soon as possible
PPEs: Available on site
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Personal Support Worker (PSW) is responsible for providing personal care, hygiene and assistance with activities of daily living for clients in the community.
Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional personal care and customer service.
Physical capabilities: Able to stand, bend, walk, crouch, kneel and reach freely and for extended periods; able to lift 23 kilograms independently; able to assist Clients with standing, walking, sitting; able to reposition Clients in bed.
Qualifications and Skills:
Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate / Diploma or Development Service Worker
Practical or BScN Nursing Students who are actively working towards their Year 1 , 2, 3 or 4 Nursing license are encouraged to apply.
Current Vulnerable Sector Search (within 1 year)
Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate
Proficiency in English, both verbal and written required
Available for all shifts.
Knowledge of Body Systems and physical health conditions
Knowledge of Common Cognitive Problems and Mental Health
Proper techniques in assisting elderly with personal hygiene
Best Practices in Nutrition and Hydration
Safely operate mobility devices
Empathy and Patience
Keen observation and critical thinking
Time management and organization
Teamwork and Communication
Punctuality and effective interpersonal skills
Dependability, initiative, good judgment, reliability, and flexibility
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent (Full-time is 30 hours/week and part-time is 16-29 hours/week)
Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night, Flexible hours
Work location information:
Rural area, Relocation costs not covered by employer, Willing to relocate
96, Kittridge Avenue E Strathroy, ON N7G 2A8
Health, dental care plan, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), Life insurance
Vacation: 2 weeks to start and then 3 weeks after 3 years and this continues to increase.