Personal Support Worker (PSW) – Weekends

Fulltime/Partime
Ottawa
Posted 4 months ago

Caring with Excellence

Full Job Description

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

What we are offering:

  • $500 sign-on bonus
  • $100 referral bonus (Refer you friends!)
  • Paid mileage
  • Paid training and education
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Evening and Weekend Hourly Premium

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-DSW Certificate or a successful first year nursing completion
  • Covid Vaccination (2 Doses + Booster)
  • Vehicle required with Valid Driver’s License
  • Step 2 TB Test and 1 Step less than 1 year old
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check (less than 3 months old)
  • Must be available to work every second weekend
  • Must be available for 20 hours per week minimum

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
  • Available for Evenings and every seconds weekend.

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

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability
  • Weekends only

Application question(s):

  • Are you available every weekend?

Experience:

  • Community Home Care: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

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

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