Personal Support Worker

Location: Niagara Region
Region: Ontario (outside of GTA)
Employment Status: Part Time
Opened Date: 2014-11-27

Saint Elizabeth is an award-winning not-for-profit and charitable organization, known for its track record of social innovation, applied research and breakthrough clinical practices in home and community care. Our team of 7,000 nurses, rehab therapists, and personal support workers deliver more than six million health care visits annually.

As a Personal Support Worker, you will assist clients in the activities of personal care, household management and generalized services as per the client care plan and in conjunction with Saint Elizabeth Health Care’s policies and procedures.

There are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

  • You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience
  • You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development
  • Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan
  • Education bursaries
  • Extensive paid orientation and preceptorship program
  • Subsidized PSNO memberships
  • Tuition Assistance Program

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current PSW Certificate
  • Proof of registration with the PSW Registry
  • Availability to work days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Availability to work and travel to Welland, Niagara Falls, St Catharines, Niagara on the Lake
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle.
  • A willingness to attain required Saint Elizabeth certifications.
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective problem-solving and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to work well within a changing environment.
  • A demonstrated appreciation for quality improvement processes.
  • A current CPR certificate.
  • Basic computer skills would be an asset
  • This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement.