Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Type of Openings: Contract / Casual

Type of Shifts: Morning Shifts/ Afternoon Shifts/ Evening Shifts/ Weekend Shifts/ On-call Shifts

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Perform activities of daily living such as feeding, grooming, dressing, bathing, etc.
  •  Ensure the implementation of individual goals and support plans
  • Assist in organizing leisure activities while ensuring community integration
  • Ensure the health, safety, welfare and independence of our clients
  • General household duties such as cleaning, grocery/supply shopping, preparation of meals and laundry as necessary
  • Provide support in all aspects of daily living to individuals with developmental disabilities and/ or mental health support needs
  • Assist in satisfying the social and emotional needs of the clients
  • Maintain the personal hygiene/ care of our clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications:

Work Experience

  •  1+ year of relevant experience working as a Person Support Worker (PSW)
  • Experience working in healthcare community centers or with individual clients
  • PSW Certificate from an accredited educational institution
  • Valid Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Eligible Candidates must go through Vaccine Check/ Tuberculosis Check where required
  •  CPI, Safe Management is a plus
  • Standard First Aid CPR (class C) certificate
  • A valid Class G Driver’s License Language Skills
  • Ability to communicate in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to read medical prescriptions and complete Incident Report Form Transferable Skills
  • Ability to accommodate and take on-call & weekend shifts as required*
  • Ability to comply with standard policies/ procedures and ensure safe work practices
  • Eligible Candidates must be flexible and have a can-do attitude
  • Potent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Candidates interested in the aforementioned position may apply directly on Indeed.ca.

 

We appreciate the interest of all candidates. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

To apply, please send your resume to careers@neximcare.ca

Please be prepared to provide a cover letter, and three references.