Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Job Locations CA-ON-Chalk River
ID 2023-2226
Category
Support Worker
Position Type
Regular

Who We Are

Sign-on Bonus of $750

 

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.

Overview

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.

 

We are looking for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to help us bring patient and family-centered care to in patients in Chalk River. Are you someone we should meet?

What We Offer

Competitive Wages, Incentives and Perks

  • Competitive wage grid $20.96 to $23.20 per hour
  • A special $750 bonus for signing with CarePartners
  • PAID MILEAGE at 0.45 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 

New Ontario PSW grads may be eligible to * receive a $10,000 bonus**

* from an approved PSW program in Ontario (on or after April 1, 2023)

** in exchange for a commitment to work with us in a Full-Time position for 12 months, payable at 6 months and 12 months

and an additional $10,000 relocation bonus***

*** when relocating to rural, remote or northern area and committing to working with us for 12 months, payable at start and 6 months

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. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.

 

 

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