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Personal Support Worker (Community)

SPRINT Senior Care

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 28, 2018.

Personal Support Worker (Community)

Position Type: Casual; hours based on client needs

Department: In Home Services

Reports To: Manager, In Home Services

Job Summary:

As a Personal Support Worker with SPRINT Senior Care, you have the opportunity to perform community-based Personal Support work by assisting clients with activities of daily living in their homes. You will be able to help make a difference in others’ lives, encouraging them to live their life to their full potential while feeling comfortable and safe.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the client with personal care such as dressing, personal hygiene, mobility, toileting, eating, and other routines of daily living, while encouraging client to do as much as possible for her/himself.
  • Assist the client with activities of daily living including shopping, housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation and medication monitoring.
  • Report and document any changes in client health status and undertake necessary steps to ensure client’s safety and well-being.
  • Demonstrate initiative and professionalism at all times with clients, families and community contacts.
  • Assist the client with appropriate socialization activities as per the client’s choice and emotional needs.

Qualifications:

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Demonstrated ability to create opportunities for clients to maximize and maintain their abilities to the greatest extent possible
  • Experience working with seniors
  • Must be able to meet physical demands of the role
  • First Aid/CPR an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • A keen desire to learn
  • Able to prioritize client needs

Why Join SPRINT Senior Care?

  • You’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a passionate team committed to providing client and family-centered, high quality services to seniors in our service area.
  • We have over 30 years of experience providing client and family-centered care.
  • We have a strong commitment to health and safety and respect in the workplace
  • Opportunities for training and professional development
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Comprehensive Group Benefits Plan for eligible staff
  • Pension Plan for eligible staff
  • Vacation Pay (6% to start)
  • Staff Wellness Program

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: 19.33$ per hour