Personal Support Worker

Personal Support Worker

Bayshore Home Care Solutions
Location: Barry's Bay, Ontario
Posted: November 30th 2017
Description:

Bayshore Home Care Solutions is a proudly Canadian company since 1966. We’re dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, dignity and independence of all Canadians. We go above and beyond to deliver a positive experience to the lives of individuals in our communities. We are with you every step-of-the-way to deliver an experience that makes a positive difference, every visit, every time.

We are currently recruiting for a casual Personal Support Workers in Barry's Bay. This position is approximately 15-20 hours per week and is to begin immediately.

As a key member of the client care team, you will provide high quality personal care services that are in accordance with care plans, policies, and procedures. Your exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to follow instructions will enable you to assist clients with various personal support tasks, such as personal hygiene, exercises, meals, and medication reminders. You are committed to ensuring that the physical and emotional wellbeing of clients are met, and you bring a dedicated client-first attitude to this important role.

Responsibilities:

  • Following the care plan, assist the client to safely perform ADL’s including personal care, meal preparation and home management
  • Safely assist client in ambulation and transfers
  • Perform delegated tasks or restricted tasks within the care plan as directed and/or supervised by the regulated health professional
  • Assist the client to maximize abilities by promoting client independence
  • Provides cognitive, social, emotional, psychological, support to the client and family
  • Provide clear, timely communication to the supervisor and other appropriate health care team members regarding changes to or concerns of the client’s status, interventions or activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Diploma or certificate from a PSW course recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
  • Experience with elderly populations is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate both through oral and written mediums
  • Able to provide a current criminal check with clear Vulnerable Position Screening (VPS)
  • Current CPR and First Aid (within one year) obtained within Canada
  • Demonstrate compassion, tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients and their families
  • The PSW demonstrates a client focused philosophy of care in all interactions, ensuring the safe performance of interventions as they complete the care plan with assigned clients.
Additional Information

This position comes with a $250 signing bonus!

Bayshore is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for excellence to apply.

Please apply via email. In application.

Thank you to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
Sarah Gardiner, Client Service Team Lead
Bayshore Home Care Solutions
Barry's Bay, Ontario

Email: sgardiner@bayshore.ca
Website: www.bayshore.ca
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