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Personal Support Worker – Home Support

The Staffing Connection
Published
April 11, 2021
Location
Peterborough, Canada
Category
Other  
Job Type
Type
Free
Region
Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Description

Level A Professional Group is seeking an experienced Personal Support Worker (PSW) for new full-time opportunities in Peterborough.

The PSW will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs, and assisting with daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate, and energetic individual.

Full-time positions, $19 /hour.

Personal Support Worker Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Screening for Covid-19 symptoms
  • Assist with daily living activities
  • Help patients with personal hygiene, bathing, and showering.
  • Provide adjunct care for the patient, including ice packs, non-sterile dressings, and therapeutic baths.
  • Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient’s chart.
  • Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures, and abide by federal, provincial, and local requirements.

Personal Support Worker Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of an approved PSW certification training course.
  • Basic computer and typing skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively.
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy (“bedside manner”)
  • High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations with a cool head.

Other employers may call this position:

  • PSW
  • Support Worker
  • Caregiver
  • Social Services
  • Support Staff
  • Compassionate Care Worker

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please submit your "Personal Support Worker" resume in MS Word format. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Thank you for applying!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00 per hour

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The Staffing Collection is a locally owned and operated business with three office locations in Peterborough, Barrie and Cobourg Ontario. Serving the entire Central Ontario region, we provide recruitment and hiring services for various industries and job positions. We help match talented individuals with part-time, full-time, and contract-based work in their local area. 

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