Personal Support Worker (PSW) – Transitional Care Unit

Job Locations CA-ON-Woodstock
ID 2023-1616
Category
Support Worker
Position Type
Contract

Who We Are

When you join us at CarePartners, you’re building a career with a company who cares about their patients, their patients’ families, and their staff – and you’ll get a $750 BONUS for signing-on, too!

 

CarePartners is adding to our team of compassionate, thoughtful PSWs to serve Ontario communities. We bring kind and professional care to patients in need, and when you work with us, you make a positive impact in your community.

 

Are you proud to contribute your skills to delivering quality health care? PSWs are an integral part of a health care team, and in this role, you will encourage, support, and promote independence for patients in home and community care settings by assisting with activities of daily living under the supervision of our Personal Support Manager.

Overview

We are looking for a Community Support Worker (CSW) to work in our Transitional Care Unit. The work is within a safe community-based transitional environment where patients will be supported in achieving or maintaining optimum functioning while awaiting their next care destination either private retirement home, or long-term care. The program’s aim is to provide short-term transitional care with an estimated length of stay of 45 days.     

                                 

We are hiring for a 6-month contract.

Full Time Shift work within a 12-hour model - 6am – 6pm.

What We Offer

Competitive Wages, Incentives and Perks

  • Competitive wage grid $20.43 to $22.61 per hour
  • A special $750 bonus for signing with CarePartners
  • PAID MILEAGE at 45 per/km PLUS travel time
  • Paid orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
  • Access to group discounts, including exclusive discounts from various retailers
  • Total rewards program which includes health & dental benefits
  • A robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
  • Flexible hours and a variety of assignments
  • Opportunities for continuing education and training
  • Hands on mentoring and leadership support
  • Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services

What The Role Involves

  • Assisting with daily living activities, such as personal care (rise and retire), assistance with household tasks, respite care, medication assistance, special functions
  • Promoting a safe environment by demonstrating proper body mechanics, safe transfer techniques, and home safety
  • Providing cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the patient
  • Preparing nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, using proper food preparation, storage, and hygiene practices.

What You Bring

  • A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their patients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Availability to work non-traditional hours, such as early morning, evenings, and alternate weekends
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Valid certificate as a Personal Support Worker, Internationally Trained Nurse, Health Care Aid, Developmental Support Worker, Home Support Worker, or enrollment in a Nursing program
  • To protect our patients, we require current vulnerable sector check screening, a clear background check and proof of COVID 19 vaccination*

CarePartners In Your Community

In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we’ve been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.

Accessibility

CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

 

*CarePartners promotes and facilitates, as appropriate, the immunization of employees in order to provide a safe working environment for its employees, to deliver safe care to patients and to fulfill its commitment to evidence- based health promotion.  CarePartners has implemented safety protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  All employees will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as directed by CarePartners and mandated by public health authorities.  All new hires of CarePartners are required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with our policies and procedures.

 

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