PERSONAL SUPPORT/DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES WORKERS [Job ID#: 19-062JM]

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Company: 
The West Elgin Community Health Centre
Work Type: 
Casual
City / Location: 
West Elgin
Region: 
St. Thomas/Elgin
Contact Info: 

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Send resume and cover letter by mail or e-mail to: Debra Auterhoff, CHRL

DAuterhoff@wechc.on.ca  West Elgin Community Health Centre

153 Main Street, West Lorne, ON N0L 2P0

Posting Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Thursday, December 26, 2019
Category: 
Health/Human Services
Agency: 
Career & Employment Services Fanshawe, St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus

St. Thomas, Ontario (Elgin Centre)
417 Wellington Street
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5J5

519-637-9876

 

Description: 

The PSW/DSW will provide services to eligible Supportive Housing/Assisted Living clients living in Dutton, West Lorne and surrounding communities. Under the supervision of the Assisted Living Staffing Coordinator, the PSW/DSW supports seniors and adults with physical disabilities with their activities of daily living.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting clients with personal activities of daily living such as hygiene, meal preparation, light housekeeping and medication assistance
  • Reporting to Assisted Living Staffing Coordinator
  • Providing input on client care issues and taking part in case conferences as scheduled by the Coordinator
  • Making independent decisions about client care within your scope of practice
Requirements: 
  • Personal Support Worker, Developmental Services Worker certificate or equivalent
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certificate, or willingness to obtain
  • Experience with dementia clients an asset
  • Experience providing services to seniors/disabled adults in their homes is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills providing superior customer service to our clients with respect and care
  • Must be a dynamic team player, forward thinker, independent decision maker, and a creative problem solver
  • An appreciation of rural issues
  • Ability to work flexible hours (6am-2pm / 1pm - 9 pm/ 2pm-10pm / weekends and call-ins)
  • Computer proficiency and Microsoft Office an asset
  • Ability to travel within the Centre’s service area attending appointments where public transportation may not exist or may not be available in the hours when service is required
  • Access to a reliable vehicle during work hours is a must

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