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Tagalog speaking Personal Support Worker

ComForCare Home Care - North York
ON - Fossay - North York M4N 2N1, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Home Care
Looking for caregivers to join our home care family

We are currently looking for caregivers who meet the following criteria:

  • Have availability during the week and weekends and can work more than 20 hrs/week
  • Live in and around Thornhill


At ComForCare Home Care we value our PSW's like family. We celebrate success and have fun! Our focus is to help our clients and employees live their best life possible.

We invite you to become part of our team! We have open positions and are looking for the very best to support clients in their homes.
Are you naturally nurturing? Do you want a job that is truly fulfilling? Our independently owned and operated franchised offices are looking for you.

Job Summary:

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides clients various personal care and homemaker/companion services in accordance with an established plan of care so that they can remain in their residence.

Essential Functions:
  • Personal Care
    • Provide assistance with: bathing, dressing, grooming, nail /skin care, back care, foot care, shampoo, oral hygiene, ambulation, transfers, range of motion exercise, safe use of equipment and assistive devices (wheel chair, walker, crutches, cane), change of position, with toileting, commode, incontinent care, meal planning, preparation, and assistance with feeding
    • Dementia Care: gentle persuasive approaches, redirection, active listening, monitoring behaviours/reactions, noting possible triggers, and communication with the care team in depth/sharing experiences and assisting with on-going care plan creation/reiteration.
  • Companion/Sitter/Household Management
    • Provide companionship and respite services for family
    • Perform homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms
  • Medication Services
    • Assist with medications that the client self-administers

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:
  • High school graduate or equivalent certificate
  • Successful completion of a Provincial-approved Certified Personal Support Worker course
  • At least six months experience as a PSW (in homes or facilities)
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
  • Asset: Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job

By selecting the positions below, you acknowledge that you are applying for employment with an independently owned and operated ComForCare franchisee, a separate company and employer from ComForCare and any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. You understand that each independent franchisee is solely responsible for all decisions relating to employment including (and without limitation to) hiring and termination, and ComForCare does not accept, review or store my application. Any questions about your application or the hiring process must be directed to the locally owned and operated ComForCare franchisee.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.

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