Date Posted: September 30, 2021
Personal Support Worker
We are seeking several dynamic, passionate full-time (days or evening shifts available) Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Alliston, who want to be part of the transformational change in-home and community care by providing care in a truly client-centered approach utilizing our organizational PSW practice framework - OCAR (Observe, Coach, Assist, Report). As a PSW you will assist the clients with their activities of daily living and provide care activities that are delegated or taught from registered or registered practical nurses. You will be part of a diverse, collaborative care team that will provide services to a roster of clients in the community with a focus on a holistic plan of care and client-centered goals addressing the client’s physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.
There are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:
- Candidates must have PSW Certificate.
- You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience
- You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge
- Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training, and professional development
- Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan
- $500 Sign-on Bonus
- Education bursaries
- Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program
- Subsidized OPSWA memberships
- Tuition Assistance Program
- WorkPerks®, which gives access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and trusted local businesses.
Qualifications accepted to work as a PSW:
- Valid Certificate as a Personal Support Worker (PSW)
- A nursing student (2 clinical placements completed)
- Home Support Level 2 or level 3 from a recognized curriculum
- Valid Developmental Support Worker Certificate
- Valid Certificate as a Health Care Aide
- Valid Certificate as a Personal Attendant
- Graduates of a Paramedic Program
- a valid CPR and First Aid certification; and either:
- holds a certificate as a Personal Support Worker from a curriculum approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities or the Ministry of Education; or
- holds a certificate as a Home Support Worker (Level 2 or 3), or Health Care Aide from a recognized curriculum with the understanding that workers are moving to 100% PSW status; or
- holds a valid certificate as a Developmental Support Worker from a community college or licensed private vocational school; or and Youth Care (OACYC) and/or has successfully completed the certification exam required to register with the OACYC; or is an RN/RPN Student with a minimum successful completion of year one; or is a Foreign-trained Nurse, Midwife or Physician; or has a valid certificate as a Personal Attendant, or Personal Attendant +2; or is a Personal Support Worker (PSW) student (with successful completion of PA+2 level of training and verification of their transcript and household management experience); or is a graduate of a paramedic program; or is an Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant; or
- Current immunization record (TB test completed within the past 12 months) is required upon hire
- Current vulnerable sector check screening is required upon hire
- Availability to work days OR evenings including weekends
- A willingness to attain required SE Health certifications
- Enthusiasm and love of home community care and passion for evidence-informed practice & care excellence
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable with excellent organizational skills
- Ability to take initiative and be adaptable to rapidly changing demands
- Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and critical thinking skills
- Demonstrated skills working independently and in a team environment
- A demonstrated appreciation for quality improvement processes
- Basic computer skills would be an asset
- This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm, and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement.
- PSW’s will receive $3.00 per hour for all client care hours as announced by the Government of Ontario. Please discuss this with your recruiter during the interview.
About SE Health
SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.
SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.
Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose
SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at HumanResources@sehc.com at your earliest convenience.
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