Caregiver/PSW for seniors - Oakville

Employer
Home Care Assistance GTA West, Waterloo & Guelph
Location
Oakville, Ontario
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Discipline
Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Home Care
Hours
Full-time
Home Care Assistance GTA West is looking to add a new Home Health Aide to join our team in Oakville and Burlington. The Home Health Aide will assist residents in a community setting with all daily activities.

Shifts: 4 to 12 hours per visit between 8 AM and 8 PM, Weekday and alternate weekends

Main responsibilities:
  • Assist clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skincare, haircare, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, basic wound care, feeding (including special diets)
  • Assist with ambulating and mobilization of the patient
  • Perform other related housekeeping tasks as indicated in the individualized written client service plan.
  • Practice universal precautions and adhere to WHMIS protocols.
  • Recognize and report safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and act accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.
  • Able to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency
  • Observe, document and report any emotional or physical changes in the Client's condition to the Client Care Manager/Supervisor

Requirements:

• Health Care Aide Certification or PSW certification is preferred.
• CPR/First Aid
• Vulnerable Sector Check Police Clearance
• Valid Driver's License and reliable vehicle.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills - English fluency
• Ability to work independently with little to no supervision

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