Employment Status: Temporary, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: Assisted Living Services for High Risk Seniors/In Home Respite
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Evenings, Weekends
Union/Bargaining Unit: OPSEU
On Call: Yes
Personal Support Workers will be responsible for providing companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients in their home or throughout the community within the framework of VON’s philosophy, policies, standards and legislation. As a Personal Support Worker you will work with members of the Healthcare and Personal Support teams to meet the needs of clients in obtaining an optimal level of independence and well-being.
This position is eligible for the temporary $3.00 per hour wage enhancement from the Ontario Government for all hours spent directly caring for clients.
This position is eligible for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Personal Support Worker (PSW) Wage Enhancement Initiative for direct patient/client care.
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.
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