Personal Support Worker (PSW) (Pembroke and Surrounding Region)

Full-time, Fulltime/Partime, Partime
Pembroke
Posted 3 weeks ago

Full Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Pembroke and surrounding region (Renfrew, Deep River, Arnprior, Eganville, Petawawa)

Access Healthcare Services Inc. is currently looking for full time/part time Personal Support Workers (PSW) to service clients in our community.

What we offer:

  • $500 sign-on bonus
  • $100 referral bonus (Refer you friends!)
  • Company sponsored health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Paid mileage
  • Evening and weekend hourly premiums
  • Company provided cell phone

What you will do:

  • Assist clients with bathing (partial, complete, tub, or shower)
  • Assist clients with oral hygiene, hair care, dressing, and all activities of daily living
  • Assist clients with ambulation, transferring, and positioning in bed or chair
  • Assist with physio exercises, ROM, etc. as per therapist’s care plan
  • Assist clients with feeding and light meal preparation
  • Perform light housekeeping duties as per service plan
  • Make/change clients bedding as required
  • Assist clients with toileting or incontinence care
  • Assist and/or remind client to take medication (Do not administer medication)
  • Report any changes in health condition, or safety risks to immediate supervisor
  • Perform delegated tasks, specific to each client; delegated by nurse or immediate supervisor

What you need:

  • PSW or DSW Certificate or a successful first year nursing completion
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccinations
  • Negative TB test
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Clear vulnerable sector check
  • Excellent assessment, documentation, verbal, and communication skills

The skills and qualities we are looking for:

  • Kind and compassionate approach to care
  • Flexible & reliable
  • Comfortable traveling to client’s home
  • Strong communication skills in English (verbal & written)
  • Bilingual (an asset)
  • Willingness to drive & travel
  • Use of an insured reliable vehicle
  • Ability to provide holistic, client centered care
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift up to 35 pounds;
  • Ability to travel up to 45 minutes if needed

This is a flexible work environment which is based on your availability.

We would like to thank everyone in advance for their interest, but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Access Healthcare Services Inc. will provide accommodations on request throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process for applicants with disabilities. Should you require accommodations please include this information on your application as to the nature of accommodations required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.00-$25.25 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay

Benefits:

  • Commuter benefits
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • Are you available every second weekend

Experience:

  • Community Home Care: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • PSW/DSW Certificate or 1st Year Nursing Completed (preferred)
  • Driver’s License and a Reliable Vehicle (preferred)

 

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