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Helping Hands Job Call:

Personal Support Worker

Summary

We are excited to be expanding into Barrie and Muskoka! As a result of continued growth, we are currently hiring for the following:

10 Full-time positions – Barrie

If you are a Personal Support Worker looking for the opportunity to support seniors and adults with physical disabilities in our community and enable them to live independently in their own homes, then join our Helping Hands team!   Helping Hands provides its staff a dynamic, rapidly evolving and respected career in our community. Choose from a variety of flexible work assignments and shifts in a rewarding work environment, with opportunity to learn and grow; to challenge yourself and others. Helping Hands is leading the way in community support services; creating a culture of change through innovative collaborations and initiatives to improve client care and develop fresh ideas, in our sector. We provide a supportive work atmosphere, focused on continuing education, teamwork and personal growth. You’ll be driven to Helping Hands for the opportunity to serve seniors and those in need of support but it will be the sense of pride in the difference you make that will keep you here!

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Protect and promote the welfare, dignity, and individual rights of our clients at all times
  • Adhere to the goals, policies and aims of Helping Hands in all activities
  • Conduct Home at Last (HAL) functions and duties, as instructed
  • Provide housekeeping duties, as assigned; ensure the client’s surroundings and personal effects are clean, tidy and serviceable
  • Provide personal care duties, as assigned
  • Take client’s blood pressure and temperature
  • Ensure safety protocols and procedures are adhered to at all times; promote safe work activities by participating in safety initiatives, training and attending safety meetings, as needed. This may also include acting as the Employee Safety Representative for the organization
  • Participate in regular training modules
  • Adhere to Scope of Practice
  • Any other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • A PSW Certification or greater from a recognized institution
  • Maintain a current First Aid/CPR, class C or HCP level Certification, or greater
  • A Driver’s Abstract clear of uninsurable convictions
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Current, clean criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
  • Awareness and respect of cultural diversity of clients
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to individuals with disabilities and disorders
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability
  • French Language is an asset

Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Orientation
  • Benefits Package
  • Paid Mileage at $0.40/km, in addition to paid travel time
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered through LifeWorks
  • Shift premium for evening and night shifts

To Apply

Join our team today by emailing your resume to: barb@hhorillia.ca
Helping Hands
575 West Street S., Unit 13A
Orillia, ON. L3V 7N6
Contact Person: Jennifer Hillman
Fax: 705 325 8212
Or for further details 705-325-4299 ext.244
Date Posted: August 25, 2017
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Employment Position, External, Internal