Personal Support Worker / CAREGiver

ID:
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Hockley Valley
  • May 22, 2020
Part time Permanent HEALTH

Job Description

Job Description

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate individuals to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout the Alliston, New Tecumseth, Orangeville, Caledon and Halton Hills communities. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing companionship and conversation to stimulate, encourage, and assist a senior client
  • Assisting clients in maintaining their homes by providing light housekeeping tasks such as meal preparation, dusting, laundry, vacuuming
  • Providing medication reminders
  • Supporting senior clients in completing their activities of daily living including toileting, bathing, dressing, feeding, and ambulation assistance
  • Escorting clients to medical appointments
  • Dementia care
  • Hospice and palliative support

Requirements to be a Personal Support Worker or CAREGiver:

  • Completion of Personal Support Worker diploma for PSW position
  • Currently enrolled in a nursing program, having completed at least one year
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with access to a car
  • Possess a vehicle with valid auto insurance is an asset 

Candidates must provide a vulnerable sector check, as well as three professional references.

Skills Required

Assist with bathing, toileting and other personal care. 

Light housekeeping skills (Laundry, vacuuming, dusting and dishes)

Meal Preparation 

Medication reminders

Home safety and mobility skills

How to recognize and report behavioural, physical or cognitive changes to a supervisor

 

Other Requirements

Drivers Licence, Access to a Vehicle, Certificates / Designations

Start Date

May 21, 2020

Wage / Salary

TBD

Days of the week

flexable

How to Apply