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Greek speaking Personal Support Worker (PSW)/Caregiver

Home Care Assistance
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Home Care
Location: Toronto

Now hiring for part-time

TheKey is actively seeking reliable, compassionate, and empathetic professionals to join our team as caregivers. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to deliver premium, in-home care to senior individuals, allowing them to safely and comfortably age in their own homes.

Who We Are:

TheKey is passionately committed to enabling seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes. We strive to provide the highest level of care possible and believe that our caregivers are integral to accomplishing this mission. We equip our caregivers with the necessary resources and training to deliver exceptional care.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible schedules to fit your lifestyle
  • Opportunities for career growth within the company
  • Paid Training

What You Will Do:

As a caregiver at TheKey, you will play a vital role in implementing personalized care plans that cater to the holistic needs of our clients. You will deliver outstanding care by assisting with various daily activities and managing the overall well-being of clients. Treating our clients like family is a core value at TheKey, and we encourage our caregivers to go above and beyond to improve their quality of life.

Personal Support Workers (PSWs) primary responsibilities will be managing activities of daily living (ADLs) and maintaining clients' autonomy. Applicants of interest will work primarily with the elderly in autonomous, semi-autonomous, and total care conditions. Applicants of interest will primarily work with clients providing one-on-one support but may also be asked to provide floor duty support to senior care residences as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Assisting a client with their ADLs and IADLs
  • Assisting with personal care, hygiene, and grooming Assisting with toileting, incontinence pads, emptying a catheter bag
  • Assisting with ambulation, transfers, lifts, repositioning, and exercises
  • Meal preparation, feeding, and encouragement with nutrition
  • Medication reminders
  • Companionship and engagement
  • Light housekeeping
  • Regular communication, documentation, and feedback
  • Implementing TheKey's Balanced Care Method™

Who You Are:

You are a compassionate professional with a profound desire to make a difference. Your dedication to enhancing the lives of seniors and commitment to service excellence sets you apart. Every day, you strive to impact positively on the lives of those you serve.

Required Skills, Education, and Certifications:
  • Minimum of 1 Year of professional caregiving experience
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Greek
  • Ability to adapt to and prioritize client's needs
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under pressure
  • Willingness to learn and grow in an ever-changing industry
  • Clear vulnerable sector check (valid within 1 year)
  • Proof of eligibility to work in Canada
  • Minimum 2 professional references
  • 2nd dose Covid Vaccine
  • Dynamic, punctual, reliable, optimistic, courteous, and proactive

Preferred Skills, Education, and Certifications:
  • 1 to 3 years of professional caregiving experience preferred
  • PSW, DSW, HSW license or International Nurse certification or 5-10 years of professional caregiving experience strongly preferred
  • CPR and First Aid

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to reliably travel to client homes and office location(s)
  • Ability to safely perform client transfers with weight-bearing requirements, contingent upon client condition and needs
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday

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