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Date Posted:
Jan 5, 2017

Closing Date:
Feb 6, 2017

Job Status:
Full-Time Regular Permanent PT leading to FT

Industry:
Health Occupations

Wage:
$ TBD per hour

Hours per Week:
15-40

How to Apply:
Please forward resumes to SWNjobs@carepartners.ca with "Meaford PSW" in the subject line

1139 2nd Ave E. , Owen Sound ON N4K 2J1
1-866-685-7172

Personal Support Worker

CarePartners

Job Description:

~~POSITION OVERVIEW
As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our Owen Sound 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.

**Limited Time Opportunity - CarePartners is offering a retention incentive to new staff hired from November 1,2016  to April 30, 2017**

To learn more about CarePartners, go to our website: http://carepartners.ca/careers/

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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

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CarePartners welcomes applicants from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available throughout the hiring process upon request.

Work Site Location:

Meaford
Office- 1139 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

1 - 9 Months

Other Job Requirements:

Vulnerable Sector Police Check TB Test

Education Required:

Other
Personal Support Worker Certification

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