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Victorian Order of Nurses

VON Canada is Canada’s only, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. For more than 115 years, our nurses, therapists and other health care providers have cared for Canadians in their own homes. Today, we offer more than 75 home care, personal support, and community services designed to help people of all ages to get healthy and stay healthy. Our team of more than 5,000 staff and 9,000 volunteers serves Canadians in more than 1,200 communities across our country.


Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Hastings

Description:  Requisition ID: 20674

Work Schedule: Evenings, Weekends
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 37.5
Union/Bargaining Unit: OFHCW
Salary/Hourly Rate: As per Collective Agreement
On Call: No
Travel: Yes
Location: Marmora, ON

Job Summary:

The PSW provides personal care and health maintenance to individuals and families in the home setting within the framework of VON philosophy, policies, procedures and standards, in community health care.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will be responsible for providing companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients in their home, within the framework of VON's philosophy, policies, standards and legislation.

Qualifications:
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate
  • 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
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • 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: Fast-paced Environment; 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; Fine 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.


Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  Part Time (0.5 FTE)

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, June 27, 2018

How to Apply:  

Applications are accepted while this link is active:
http://jobs.jobvite.com/von/job/oBWT6fwg/apply

Location:  Marmora

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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