Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Personal Support Worker

Department:

Social & Community Services

Location:

Services for Seniors –  Allendale (Milton), Creek Way Village (Burlington), Post Inn Village (Oakville)

Position:

Personal Support Worker

Pay Range:

$22.41 - $23.70 per hour  (OPSEU 261, 265, 282)

 

NOTE:

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.  ONLY online submissions will be considered.

 

This posting is for future part-time or casual employment opportunities.  Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.

 

Preferred Background:

Secondary School Graduation Diploma and a Personal Support Worker Certificate from a recognized college are required. Previous experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation or long-term care is required. The incumbent must be team oriented, must possess effective communication skills and have a genuine desire to care for the elderly. Must have an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment. Must be willing to work shifts. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated with the care and assistance of residents.

Duties:

  • Provides personal care for residents including all activities of daily living to ensure their optimum physical, social and emotional well being.
  • Communicates effectively with residents, staff and families.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times. Is respectful, courteous and pleasant. Provides individualized service and creates a home-like atmosphere.
  • Observes and reports changes in the resident’s status.
  • Records necessary data (e.g. flow sheets).
  • Shares responsibility for the care of equipment in the Home and the personal belongings of residents. 
  • Works co-operatively with team members.
  • Receives direction from registered staff.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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Posted:

January 31, 2017

Posting Expires:

December 31, 2017

Posting #:

SS-53-17

 

 

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NOTE: Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.