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Personal Support Worker at Helen Henderson Care Centre

Gibson Family Health Care
Kingston, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 6, 2023

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Employment Opportunity
Join our team in Amherstview and help us provide exceptional care for our residents.

We are currently looking for a temporary full-time:
Personal Support Worker

We care about your quality of life - As such, we offer stable employment in a rewarding environment with a competitive salary. This is a family business that will help you succeed.

Possess and provide a diploma for a PSW course from a certified educational facility. Preference will be given to individuals with Long-Term Care experience;
Good physical, emotional and mental health as well as maturity;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a willingness to take direction from supervisors and charge staff;
Capable of accepting constructive criticism and make the appropriate changes to correct areas of concern;
Physically capable of performing strenuous activities of daily work life such as bending, lifting and transferring residents, pushing wheelchairs, operating mechanical lifts, etc.;
Must be resident focused in the provision of his/her care delivery to our customers;
Perceptive and capable of providing steady, high-quality/consistent care as part of a team environment;
Open to change and demonstrate a willingness to learn;
Possess excellent time management and organizational skills;
Observe and report concerns and/or changes in resident or environmental conditions that could result in the safety, security and optimal delivery of care (physical or emotional) being compromised;
Physically capable and willing to work shifts (days, evening and nights);
Willing and capable of following oral and written instruction;
Kind and caring outlook and manner;
Knowledge of WHMIS.

Roles and Responsibilities:
You are responsible to the residents of our home and their families and will ensure care delivery is always resident-focused and not staff-driven;
Performs under the direction of the Administrator, Director of Care, Assistant Director of Care and registered staff;
Carries-out established resident care in accordance with home policy & procedures and the resident care plan;
Ensures the safety of residents & staff by complying with all safety standards, regulations and legislation;
Provides care assistance for all residents with activities of daily living;
Assists with the cleaning and disinfecting of the home;
Serves meals;
Makes beds and keeps living areas clean and tidy;
Knowledge of RAI-MDS;
Computer Knowledge;
Record resident care on daily care flow sheets;
Knowledge of the Fire Safety Manual and willingness to participate in annual WHMIS training;
Assist with laundry services; and,
Perform other related duties as required.

Please submit your resume to:
Melissa Locke, Assistant Director of Care
Helen Henderson Care Centre
343 Amherst Drive
Amherstview, ON K7N 1X3
Fax: 613-384-9407

Celebrating more than 50 years of family care
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