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Victorian Order of Nurses - Assisted Living/Supportive Housing

VON Canada is a not-for-profit, home and community care organization, offering more than 75 different home care, personal support, and community services to enhance each client's quality of life. It provides personal assistance and the support needed to make client's comfortable in their own home.

Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Peterborough

Job Summary:

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.


Responsible for providing personal support services such as assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, mobility and other activities of daily living. Also provides homemaking services such as light housekeeping, planning and preparing meals. The PSW will assist seniors to live as safely and independently as possible.


  • Personal Support Worker Certificate/Diploma
  • Secondary Education preferred
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Current Safe Food Handler's Certification
  • 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 & 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

French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Saturday, September 01, 2018

How to Apply:  
Submit resume and cover letter to:
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, visit the website at for further information and contact details.

Location:  Apsley, ON

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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