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Personal Support Worker - Outreach Jobs - Guelph, (ON)


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Company Name: Guelph Independent Living
Location: Guelph, ON
Employment Type: Casual
Category: Health Care
Pay: 20.60 - 21.44 - Hourly View All Jobs at Guelph Independent Living
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Personal Support Worker - Outreach - Job Description


You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity. Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply.

We are currently looking to fill immediately:

  • Part time permanent - 10-15 hours (Every Monday 830-1515, Every other Saturday and Sunday 715-1400)
  • Evenings (4 pm - Midnight)
  • Casual 

Responsibilities:

Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including:
• Transferring/positioning/turning
• Dressing/undressing
• Washing/bathing
• Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care
• Light housekeeping/laundry assistance
• Meal preparation/assistance with eating
• Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and/or speech therapist

Qualifications:
• PSW certification or experience in the field preferred
• Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance
• Ability to work shifts including days and/or evenings
• Commitment to work alternate weekends
• Successful criminal reference check
• Employment medical

Environment Conditions:
Exposure to:
• Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action
• Driving in inclement weather

Compensation:
Probationary - $20.35

Wage grid - $20.35 - $21.19

Provided:
• Standard First/Aid CPR training
• Health and Safety Orientation
• Back Care, transfers and lifts training
• AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training
• Documentation training
• Other ongoing training opportunities
• Flexible scheduling
• Benefits for full time positions

*Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.






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