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Job Position: Personal Support Worker – Waterdown

  • Application Deadline: 31st January 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Waterdown
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to rcagas@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Personal Support Worker, Waterdown – $1500 Sign On Bonus + Other Benefits

Qualifications accepted to work as a PSW:
Valid Certificate as a Personal Support Worker (PSW)
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 Aid
Valid Certificate as a Personal Attendant
Graduates of a Paramedic Program

Requirements:
Current First Aid / CPR Certificate
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 8:00 am-4:00 pm and every other weekend
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 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.

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking several dynamic, passionate Personal Support Workers (PSWs), 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 client’s physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual needs.

There are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

This is a full-time role.
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
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.
PSW’s will receive the $3.00 per hour for all client care hours as announced by the Government of Ontario. Please discuss with your recruiter during the interview

Additional Details:

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. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

About us:
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.

About Our Company:

About SE Health
SE Health is a national health care provider that has been opening the door to new possibilities and care experiences for more than a century. Recognized as Canada’s largest social enterprise, we employ 9,000 people and visit 20,000 clients every day. Through the SE Research Centre, our Health Career Colleges and the Saint Elizabeth Foundation, we are helping to make the future of health care brighter and stronger.

We are committed to the success of all our employees.

Impacting the Future of Health
SE Health is a leading social enterprise and one of the largest diversified home health organizations in Canada.

The SE family includes a dedicated research centre, health career college, futures lab and global enterprise. Together with the Saint Elizabeth Foundation and diverse partners, we have facilitated transformative solutions in the areas of aging, education, Indigenous health and end of life care.