Personal Support Worker (St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton)

Posted 8 months ago

Job Description

 

Qualicare Family Homecare is looking for qualified care-providers to work at St. Joseph’s Healthcare. We are looking for candidates with experience in healthcare, elder care or child care. Successful candidates are dedicated and compassionate people who want to care for others. The ideal candidate is compassionate, caring, proactive, patient, a team player, who is confident, smart and carries a positive outlook. Care providers may be required to work during weekdays or weekends at various times of day. Job responsibilities may include:

 

  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Assisting with mobility
  • Companionship & supervision
  • Ensuring the environment is safe and comfortable for the patient
  • Monitoring of medications and reminders
  • Accompaniment during visits from medical staff
  • Errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Answering the door or telephone

Education requirements include:

  • Certified PSW/DSW/SSW with past field experience
  • Current Police Checks, First-Aid and CPR training

Applicant qualifications to include:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Friendly, outgoing and enjoy helping others
  • Ability to think on their own and work independently
  • Compassionate and able to show care for others
  • Reliable, trustworthy and flexible
  • Has maturity to manage change in the job
  • Has a background in healthcare or related jobs
  • Training and experience with safe transfers
  • Experience providing personal care to adults
  • Excellent references from previous employers

 

Compensation: Competitive rates based on experience, education and job responsibilities. Part-time hours may include: mornings, afternoons, evenings, or overnights

Job Type: Part-time, full-time, contract

Job Location:

  • Hamilton, ON

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers Licence/Reliable Transportation

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