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Certified Personal Support Worker

Certified Personal Support Worker

Company: Abounding Grace Home Care Services
Contact Person: Gale Salmon
Head Office
Durham, Ontario

Position Description

Abounding Grace Home Care Services is a non medical community based agency providing Christ centered personal support and respite care to seniors, adults and children with diability, to persons with dementia and those at the end of life within their homes, retirement residences, long term care facility, school or hospital – wherever care is needed.

We currently have several casual and part time positions available within Durham Region and the surrounding GTA.  If you are gifted to serve others with mercy and compassion and are passionate about making a difference, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Following client care plan and communicating updates/changes to the Client Care Director
  • Monitoring client status and documenting observations and activities
  • Assisting with activities of daily living
  • Assisting with toileting, bathing, transferring and ambulation
  • Assisting with meal preparation and eating
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping and errands as required

Required Qualifications:

  • PSW certification from an approved and recognized educational organization
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • One year work experience within the community (LTC, Retirement Residence or Private Home etc.)
  • Police Check/Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Valid driver’s license

Other Attributes and Qualifications:

  • Possess a compassionate and flexible nature, and a client-centered approach to care giving
  • Alzheimer’s U First or similar certification/training
  • Hospice Palliative care certification/training
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Good judgement, problem solving and assessment abilities to safely serve clients
  • Immunization for measles, rubella and varicella, and prophylaxic immunization of Hepatitis B is strongly urged.  Must be screened for tuberculosis where required (i.e. long term care facility).
  • Available to work evenings and weekends in addition to days.
Posted: February 14, 2017 | Expires: June 25, 2018
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 3604 ]