Personal Support Worker

Home Care Assistance of Barrie, Ontario
Barrie, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Home Care
Home Care Assistance is a local staffing agency with contracts for many LTC facilities in Barrie. We are offering DAY, EVENING AND NIGHT, 8 hour shifts. $3/ incentive is paid out hourly. Bi weekly weekends are preferred.

Our Personal Support Workers play a critical role within our community. As a PSW your typical day will impact in the following ways:
  • Ensures and promotes the provision of resident-focused care to meet the needs of residents
  • Provides supervision and/or assistance to residents in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, transferring, toileting, hygiene, grooming, and bathing as per residents' individual plans of care to meet their needs and expectations
  • Provides care and services to residents with respect to their senses and communication by encouraging residents to wear individual sensory aids such as glasses, hearing aids, etc.
  • Provides cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual support
  • Provides oral and dental care
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Must haves:
  • Successful completion of a Personal Support Worker from an approved college or private institution meeting the standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, National Association of Career Colleges, as per established provincial requirements
  • Demonstrated working experience with the elderly in a health care setting, knowledgeable with respect to their needs
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatment and related bedside care to the residents
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents, families, and visitors
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • 2 Covid vaccinations, plus booster shot

If this opportunity interests you, please call our office at 705-503-2273 ext. 3 and speak with Kristine.

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