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Part-time caregiver for elderly/PSW

Posted
Waterloo, ON, (View Map)
  • Company
    Home Care Assistance GTA West, Waterloo & Guelph
  • Job Type
    Please Contact

Description

Job Description:Home Care Assistance Waterloo is currently hiring Caregivers and PSWs who have good interpersonal skills and a good command of the English language. Job Description: PSWs in the Kitchener-Waterloo region whose main responsibilities will contribute to managing activities of daily living (ADLs) and maintain the autonomy of clients. Applicants of interest will work primarily with the elderly in autonomous, semi-autonomous and total care conditions. Main responsibilities:Assist clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skincare, haircare, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, basic wound care, feeding (including special diets)Assist with ambulating and mobilization of the patientPerform other related housekeeping tasks as indicated in the individualized written client service plan.Practice universal precautions and adhere to WHMIS protocols.Recognize and report safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and act accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.Able to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergencyObserve, document and report any emotional or physical changes in the Client's condition to the Client Care Manager/Supervisor Requirements and working conditions:Relevant Caregiving experience OR possess a Personal Support Worker Certificate or NACC certificate if you graduated from a private college Provide a Satisfactory Criminal Record Check including the Vulnerable Sector Search - valid within 12 months. Possess a current First Aid / CPR level “C” Certification; Up to date immunization recordHave a valid driver's licenseOwn a reliable, adequately insured vehicle (required due to time and distance between visits).Proof of eligibility to work in CanadaMinimum 2 professional referencesKitchener-Waterloo At Home Care Assistance Waterloo you can expect:Competitive wages with frequent opportunities for raisesemployee health Care Benefits for caregivers that complete probation and fulfil specific criteriaOngoing training that can help you grow professionally and personallyA supportive, caring work environmentThe opportunity to work one-on-one with seniors and truly make a difference in their livesA wonderful work culture where Personal Support Workers are highly valued and appreciated All placements are non-medical and are part-time in nature. Ongoing shifts are available based on availability to work. If you enjoy the company of the elderly and like to \"Change the way the world ages\" then we need you! Powered by JazzHR FsJkZeNvtG
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Home Care Assistance GTA West, Waterloo & Guelph
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