Personal Support Worker

Posted: January 8, 2021
Full Time

VON Canada is currently hiring compassionate PSWs to work in London, ON.

We have several positions available within our Home Support, eShift and Assisted Living programs, including full-time, part-time and casual hours.

Candidates who apply to this posting will be asked a series of questions during the online application process, including their preferred program(s) and availability.

Job Summary:

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.

Training will be provided to support advanced skill sets and requirements.

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.

Available Programs:

Home Support:

Provision of personal care services to clients within home and/or residential settings
Providing supportive care for palliative/pediatric clients in their homes.
Assisted Living:
Provision of client services with a focus on client’s with Alzheimer's Disease, dementia or cognitive impairment.

Education, Designations and Experience:

Must have certificate in Personal Support Worker certification or Developmental Services Worker diploma or;
Home Support Worker (Level I, II, III) 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.

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