Posted on: May 6, 2022
The Personal Support Worker provides personal support and homemaking services to clients and families within the framework of VON policies, procedures, standards. The PSW collaborates with members of the health care team in meeting the needs of clients to attain an optimal level of independence and well-being.
This position is eligible for the temporary $3.00 per hour wage enhancement from the Ontario Government for all hours spent directly caring for clients.
Observes and evaluates the client’s or family’s home, personal situation and client and family care plan to determine if any need for change in the personal support care plan is required and whether the client’s and family’s needs have been met. Advises supervisor accordingly.
Contributes to the development of the personal support care plan under the direction of the Personal Support Program Manager. The written Care Plan is completed with information collected from the funder, the Manager and the client or family.
Implements changes to the care plan under the guidance of the Manager for safety, liability and financial reasons.
Reports verbally to the immediate supervisor or Personal Support Program Manager any changes in the client’s or family’s personal support needs or home situation necessitating a change in the personal support care plan.
Performs personal support tasks reflecting the needs of the client and family. Tasks may include light cleaning, preparation of nutritious meals, care of clothes, shopping for the client as required, and monitoring and maintaining household safety.
Provides personal care as directed by the Personal Support Program Manager or immediate supervisor, including assisting the client in walking, climbing or descending stairs, getting into and out of bed, eating, dressing and other matters of personal hygiene.
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Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Medical/Health
Education, Designations and Experience:
High school diploma.
Secondary school education is preferred.
Must have certificate in Home Support Worker (Level I, II, III), Personal Support Worker program or Health Care Aide.
Must have a current Standard First Aid Certificate or CPR level C Certificate, if applicable to the work being performed.
Some household management experience and experience working with elderly or ill individuals or children.
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
Able to communicate effectively with clients and families in a clear and effective manner that demonstrates respect, empathy and understanding
Good assessment skills
Awareness of community resources
Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team or independently as required
Able to take direction well
Ability to adjust to working in different social and economic environments
Communicating in a clear and effective manner, demonstrating respect, empathy and understanding
The capacity to adhere to strict confidentially
Must have access to a personal vehicle for work and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check
A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
Available to work flexible hours
Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Company informationCity: Beaverton
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