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Community Care Durham

Community Care Durham (CCD) supports adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health. Through the care of over 300 staff and 2000 volunteers, services are offered across Durham region.

Position:  Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Region:  Durham Region

Description:  Personal Support Workers required to assume PSW Team Lead roles in the Assisted Living service to cover the morning and evening shifts. The Assisted Living PSW Team Lead serves as support for the PSW staff under the supervision of the Assisted Living Program Manager, and works in cooperation with the Assisted Living Service Coordinator to ensure staffing arrangements. The PSW Team Lead also provides assistance to clients, including personal care, homemaking; security checks; and assisting with routine living activities, in accordance with Community Care Durham’s policies and procedures. Reporting to the Program Manager, the positions are currently scheduled at the Oshawa and Whitby Assisted Living locations.


Qualifications required:

  • Personal Support Worker certificate, or acceptable equivalent (e.g., RPN)
  • Experience in the community and Assisted Living program
  • Must be willing and able to work out of any Assisted Living program site
  • Willing and able to perform client transfers and activities of daily living; lift up to 50 lbs., bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk and/or run
  • Must be willing and able to provide fill-in coverage at any point during the 24 hour period on an as needed basis
  • Physical ability sufficient to assist with client transfers and activities of daily living
  • Must work in a safe manner and promote the health and safety of all staff, volunteers, clients and the community as outlined within CCD policies
  • Sensitivity to adults with needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health, including challenges in cognition
  • Licensed vehicle and the ability and willingness to drive within Durham Region with $1 million public liability insurance; class G Ontario licence; clean Drivers Abstract
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Cell phone and data plan
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrated record of reliable attendance and punctuality
  • Comfortable working alone in the community (with supervisor on call) and/or as part of a team


Salary:  $19 per hour

Terms of Employment:  Part-time

Deadline for Application:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018

How to Apply:  Apply in writing referencing posting number 2018-30, outlining qualifications and experience to: Human Resources, Community Care Durham email: careers@communitycaredurham.on.ca

Location:  Whitby and Oshawa

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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