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Private Community PSW

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Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Personal Support Worker
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
Community Care
Job Description:Job Description Salary: $21.00-$23.00 PSW to provide in home client-centered personal care to a client with an acquired brain injury. Duties and Responsibilities ● Aids clients in their community to allow them to function more safely and independently. ● Observes and monitors the condition of residents and reports changes in physical or mental condition. ● Is responsible and accountable for the documentation of care and services provided. Ensures that all required documentation is complete and accurate. ● Facilitates physical, recreational, social, and educational activities. ● Recognizes potential crisis situations, analyzes such situations accurately, develops strategies to deal with such situations, and informs the Manager when such incidents arise. ● Recognizes potential emergency situations, analyzes situations accurately, develops strategies to deal with such situations i.e. prompting medications, dealing with client's aggressive behaviour to ensure no harm comes to the client, staff, and/or the public. ● It is the responsibility of the Worker to ensure that all requirements are met to provide safe transportation i.e. proper driver's license, brake check. ● Provides input to management with regards to the development of client scheduling and programs, participates in program evaluations. ● May operate office equipment such as: tablets, personal computers, and reports any needed repairs ● Maintains up-to-date knowledge of internal fire regulations and procedures, and other emergency procedures. Ensures health and safety standards are maintained. ● Performs other related duties as required. Working Conditions: ● Residential and/or community settings ● A large percentage of work is carried out in the clients home. ● May be exposed to infection, domestic pets and behaviorally difficult clients when in residential and/or community settings. ● Must be able to handle the working environment changes from one residential and/or community setting to the next. Experience and Qualifications Education: A minimum one-year PSW Certificate or equivalent is an asset or currently enrolled. Experience: A minimum of one (1) year direct experience in the provision of in-home personal care and/or community-based home care service delivery; experience with clients with acquired brain injuries and/or physical disabilities, mental health and addictions is an asset. Language: Bilingual Vietnamese Preferred Knowledge/Skills Required ● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required for interaction with the variety of clients, families, and health care professionals in this industry. ● Proficient understanding of tablet and/or smart phone technology to navigate Alytx app on many devices. ● Proven ability to provide personal care effectively and safely, personal support to those with acquired brain injuries and physical disabilities within a home setting. ● Excellent time management, organizational and coordination skills. ● Good written and oral communication skills. ● Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation ● Excellent interpersonal skills. ● Ability to effectively problem-solve. ● Ability to maintain confidentiality. ● Ability to follow direction and work independently, exercise good judgment, and prioritize daily tasks. ● Demonstrated understanding of the needs of acquired brain injury and/or physical disabilities Conditions of Employment ● Must maintain current certifications as applicable ● Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work with clients of all ages, including children, adults, and the elderly. ● He/she must possess a Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one. ● He/she must be able to work flexible hours in a home, school, and/or community setting as required. ● He/she must have a valid Ontario driver's license and access to a personal vehicle. ● A criminal record check is required upon hiring Job ID: 43750301
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