Personal Support Worker (Greater Toronto Area)

4211 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2A9, Canada Req #101
Friday, July 2, 2021

Personal Support Worker (Greater Toronto Area)

 

Job Description


As a PSW with Circle of Care you will provide the highest quality of care to your clients in the community. You understand that your clients are dealing with illness or frailty, and simple tasks can prove challenging for them.  Your job involves providing personal care to seniors living in their homes including: grooming, bathing, dressing, and toileting and meal preparation. You may also be asked to perform some light housekeeping, and companionship or emotional support.  You are comfortable travelling to and from client’s homes throughout the day within the community. 


We are looking for:
 We are currently seeking full and part time Personal Support Workers in Greater Toronto Area to start in immediately.  Successful candidates will be required to attend a mandatory Orientation Session via ZOOM.


Our ideal candidate: 

  • A compassionate, hardworking individual with a passion for working with seniors
  • An independent and driven worker who will put the client’s needs first
  • A positive person who will empower others to reach their full potential

 

You are good at:

  • Connecting with older adults
  • Maintaining integrity, trust and professionalism
  • Motivating and encouraging others
  • Problem solving challenges and obstacles
  • Team work and communication
  • Fostering a safe environment

 

Qualifications:

  • Able to access ZOOM for video interview and Orientation Session
  • Ontario Certified Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate and/or National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) Certificate OR
  • Home Support Worker (Level 2 or 3). Health Care Aide or PA+2  OR
  • Registered Nurse (RN)/Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Certificate (domestic or foreign trained).  RN & RPN student will require a minimum successful completion of year one OR
  • Developmental Support Worker (DSW) Certification OR
  • Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant Certificate Program from a recognized community college.
  • Current Immunization Records
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English

You are especially needed if you:

  • Are available to work at least 4 days on the weekdays and/or either one or both days on the weekends
  • Drive and have access to a car
  • Speak another language other than English (e.g. Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil, French, Italian, or Spanish)

 

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Up to 65% TTC pass reimbursement
  • Paid orientation and training
  • Ongoing educational activities and special events
  • Supervision and support
  • Employee discount programs
  • Agency mobile device for scheduling and communication
  • Employee recognition and awards

Circle of Care must comply with Directive #6 and therefore requires that all employees, students and volunteers provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon hire. 
 

Circle of Care is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees, volunteers and clients feel valued, respected and supported.  We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential.
 

Circle of Care is a scent free environment.  All employees, volunteers and visitors are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting our office or working in the client’s home. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation, please inform us in advance.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 4211 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2A9, Canada