Personal Support Worker

Full-time
Posted 1 month ago

Personal Support Worker

Position Type: Full time

Rate: $15/hour; with regular increases based on feedback from clients and office coordinators

Position Overview

The employer is currently recruiting for caring, experienced, Certified Personal Support Workers. Successful applicants must have at least two years experience in the community working with elderly people, children with childhood illnesses, adults with adult onset illnesses and those recovering from car accidents. The applicants must have graduated from a certified, recognized career college with a diploma and test results from NACC (if applicable)

Requirements

  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check issued within the last year
  • TB Test within the last year
  • All vaccinations up to date, including Hepatitis
  • Current CPR / First Aid
  • Attention to detail to notice changes in health and personality
  • Strong organization skills to ensure schedules are adhered to and as much is done as possible within time constraints
  • Caring and attentive to the needs of others
  • Patience and understanding when dealing with mental illnesses and brain injuries
  • Flexible with schedules (or advise if they have strict schedules that they cannot change)
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills are required

Assets for the Position

  • Driver’s licence and reliable, consistent access to a vehicle to assist clients with errands
  • Second languages, specifically Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Greek, Italian, and Punjabi.

- S.D.

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