Community Support Worker

Posted 06-Aug-2014

Position:
Community Support Worker
Region:
Hanover
Type:
Support Worker
Community Support Worker - Hanover
Posted August 6, 2014
Position: Community Support Worker-Port Elgin
Region: CCAC/LHIN AREA
Program: Personal Support and Homemaking
Bargaining Unit:  SEIU Healthcare Union


Position Overview
Red Cross Care Partners is currently seeking Personal Support Workers (internal reference: Community Support Worker) for community work in our Personal Support and Homemaking program.  We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers to help clients in our community, with activities of daily living. This position requires someone to perform special functions under the Supervision of a RN or RPN/Supervisor.
Responsibilities:
  • Provides personal care to the client
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers
  • Provides cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the client
  • Provides assistance with a variety of household tasks
  • Prepares nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, and uses proper food preparation, storage and hygiene practices
  • Promotes a safe environment for both the client and worker
 
Qualifications and Position Requirements:
  • Experience working with the vulnerable population, in a community setting
  • Available for non-traditional hours, including evenings and alternate weekends
  • Access to transportation/vehicle
  • PSW certificate, HCA, Personal Attendant, Home Support III Certificate or DSW Diploma required
  For more information or to apply, please email: SWNjobs@rccp.ca
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