Personal Support Worker- VON Canada

Type
Casual
Full-Time
Part-Time
Location
Brantford
Employer
VON Canada
Wages
Determined based on experience
Positions
5
Bus Route
No
Posted
Expires
February 20, 2023
Hours of Work

Full Time, Part Time & Casual positions available
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
 

Duties

The PSW provides personal care and health maintenance to individuals and families in the home setting within the framework of VON philosophy, policies, procedures and standards, in community health care.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients in their home, within the framework of VON's philosophy, policies, standards and legislation.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Secondary school education is preferred
  • Must have a current Standard First Aid Certificate or CPR level C Certificate, if applicable to the work being performed.
  • Personal Support Worker or Developmental Services Worker certification is mandatory
  • Nursing students are welcome to apply. Must have completed first year of RPN and second year of BScN to be eligible
  • Household management experience.
  • Experience working with elderly or ill individuals or children.
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further details.

Eligibility

  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required

How to Apply

Please visit www.von.ca/careers to apply online.

If you would like assistance with your job search or in applying to this position, please contact St Leonard's Employment Services at (519) 756-7665 or employerservices@st-leonards.com and let us know how we can help!