Position: Personal Support Worker (PSW)
Term: Part time
Where: CBI Home Health - Toronto/ Yonge
Description: We Care Health Services, now a division of CBI Health Group, have together formed one of the largest and most attractive home care organizations in Ontario. The CBI Health Group network provides diverse opportunities and career path development.
At We Care, we understand that seniors, and others who need care and support, enjoy an improved quality-of-life when they continue living at home in familiar surroundings. That’s why we’ve created the most professional, compassionate and attentive homecare program in Canada. And it’s how we’ve grown into Canada’s largest independently owned home health service.
Each office is locally based, so we understand your community and its history. We know the area’s unique character. Our own families are growing up here and in many instances, our parents and grandparents have helped shape the community’s history.
It’s our compassion, along with the resourcefulness of a professional national network, that make us the care provider of choice for thousands of families all across Canada.
Responsibilities/ Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
At We Care, we believe that our caregivers are the most important aspect of our service. They are the face of our company. That is why we focus so much energy on making sure they are the best they can be.
  • Assist clients with the personal care tasks of daily living, including skin care, hair care, mouth care, bathing, bowel and bladder care, positioning and movement, basic wound care, feeding (including special diets) and assistance with medication administration and oxygen

  • Adapt to varying degrees of supervision and to the client’s requirements and wishes while working within the established service plan.

  • Assists with ambulating and mobilization of patient

  • Performs other related housekeeping tasks as indicated in the individualized written client service plan.

  • Practices universal precautions and adheres to WHMIS protocols.

  • Recognizes and reports safety concerns or equipment malfunction in the home environment and acts accordingly to meet the safety and the protection needs of the Client.

  • Able to establish communication with appropriate sources in response to emergency situations.

  • Observes, documents and reports any emotional or physical changes in the Client’s condition to the Client Care Manager/Supervisor.

  • Participates in client care conferences as required.

  • May perform additional duties outside the normal scope of practice, when these duties are appropriately delegated by a registered professional.

  • Qualifications Required
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

  • CPR & First Aid Certification

  • Clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

  • Up to date Immunization Record

  • Ability to use own vehicle or transit

  • Must be able to communicate in English to supervisors and complete English language client notes

  • Why Should YOU work for We Care Home Health Services?
  • Competitive compensation. A premium will be given to employees who work evenings and weekends and we pay you while you travel between clients!

  • Benefit package

  • Paid orientation

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Great team environment

  • How to Apply Interested candidates please email resume.
    We Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for service excellence to apply.
    We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    Fill by: Nov 1, 2014
    Contact: Pam Laverty