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Victorian Order of Nurses is a home and community care organization offering more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance the quality of life for clients. It provides personal assistance and the support needed to make them comfortable in their own home.

Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Peterborough

Description:  
The PSW provides personal care in a respectful and caring manner within the framework of the VON Care and Service Model, policies and procedures. The successful candidate will work effectively as part of a multi disciplinary team providing client focused care with good problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and adapt to change.


Responsibilities:

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing personal support services such as assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, mobility and other activities of daily living, Homemaking services such as light housekeeping, and shopping for the facility. They will also prepare and serve all meals and snacks for eight residents. The PSW will assist seniors to live as safely and independently as possible in an Assisted Living facility.


Qualifications:

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate/Diploma
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Current Safe Food Handler's certificate
  • Ability to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • Valid driver's license and use of a reliable vehicle with current car insurance
  • Current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
  • Attention to detail
  • Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques
  • Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics
  • Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs
  • Hand movement


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, May 31, 2018

How to Apply:  
Send resume and cover letter to: www.von.ca/careers

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. Anyone in need of accessibility support, visit the website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details.


Location:  Apsley, ON

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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