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Victorian Order of Nurses

VON is Canada’s longest-standing home and community health care charity, serving more than 10,000 people in Ontario and Nova Scotia every day. Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible. As valued and responsive health system partners at the heart of home and community care, we are distinguished by our commitment to client care and by our strong community roots and local engagement.

Position:  Personal Support Worker - Part-time 0.4

Region:  Frontenac & Kingston

Description:  

Program/Department GK- SDL 
The PSW provides care in a respectful and caring manner within the framework of the VON Care and Service Model, policies and procedures. The candidate will work effectively as part of a multi disciplinary team providing client focused care with good problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and adapt to change. 

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate provides personal support services such as assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, mobility and other activities of daily living. The PSW also provides homemaking services such as light housekeeping, planning and preparing meals, shopping for clients, etc. The PSW will assist seniors to live as safely and independently as possible. 

Qualifications:
Personal Support Worker Certificate/Diploma
Current Standard First Aid Certificate
Secondary Education preferred 
Ability to work flexible hours
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
Ability to work independently and problem solve 
Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
Valid driver’s license and car insurance & use of a reliable vehicle 
A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment 
A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required 
Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
 
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements
  
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further information and contact details. 
Other Relevant Information This position requires working a variety of hours/shifts/weekends and has some on call responsibility.
 
Compensation & Benefits Overview • Career advancement opportunities 
• Training and skills development 
• Flexible hours 
• Competitive compensation 
• Group benefit coverage 
• Pension plan 
• Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement 
• Employee assistance program 
• Employee recognition programs


French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  Part-time 0.4

Deadline for Application:  Monday, July 17, 2017

How to Apply:  Apply online

Job Posting is still active if it's still posted on the VON website.


Location:  Kingston

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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