Personal Support Workers WANTED - As a result of our continuous growth, we have opportunities within our Waterloo Wellington branch for NEW and EXPERIENCED Personal Support Workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker or CSW). We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help clients in our community, with activities of daily living related to patient’s health physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Our Personal Support Workers (PSWs) provide qualified assistance in time of need, promote independent safe/healthy living, and support the dignity of our patients. As a member of our Care Team, you will work collaboratively to meet or exceed the expectations of our patients and their family, by listening, understanding, and being responsive to their needs within the scope of the services we provide. Our efforts focus on the patient’s wellbeing and provide both support and socialization to enable them to live in their home for as long as safely possible. Our Personal Support Workers have a dedicated RN or RPN Personal Support Manager whose primary role is to support and guide PSWs to be successful their chosen career.
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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
Total Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive wages PLUS Ministry of Health Wage Enhancement
Flexibility in establishing work schedule
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.
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 or one of the following HSW certificate, HCA certificate, DSW diploma or Nursing students who have completed first year nursing.
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.
Please apply to the following email address: careers.ww@CarePartners.ca