Personal Support Worker - Outreach

Posted
Guelph, ON, (View Map)
  • Company
    Guelph Independent Living
  • Job Type
    Please Contact

Description

Job Description:You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity. Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply. We are currently looking to fill immediately:Part time permanent - 10-15 hours (Every Monday 830-1515, Every other Saturday and Sunday 715-1400)Evenings (4 pm - Midnight)Casual Responsibilities: Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including: Transferring/positioning/turning Dressing/undressing Washing/bathing Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care Light housekeeping/laundry assistance Meal preparation/assistance with eating Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and/or speech therapist Qualifications: PSW certification or experience in the field preferred Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance Ability to work shifts including days and/or evenings Commitment to work alternate weekends Successful criminal reference check Employment medical Environment Conditions:Exposure to: Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action Driving in inclement weather Compensation:Probationary - $20.35 Wage grid - $20.35 - $21.19 Provided: Standard First/Aid CPR training Health and Safety Orientation Back Care, transfers and lifts training AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training Documentation training Other ongoing training opportunities Flexible scheduling Benefits for full time positions *Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.
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Guelph Independent Living
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