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Date Posted:
Oct 10, 2017

Closing Date:
Nov 10, 2017

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent

Industry:
Health Occupations

Wage:
$ TBD

Hours per Week:
15-30

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

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.

Positions available: Days/evenings and alternating weekends; Weekends only

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

Or follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carepartnersca/

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 or DSW 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:

Markdale

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

6 Months - 1 Year

Other Job Requirements:

Vulnerable Sector Check TB test

Education Required:

College

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