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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: Part Time & Casual
Category: Health Care
Pay: 23.35 - 24.19 - 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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