Personal Support Worker

  • Location
    Trenton, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 16.88 - $ 20 / Hourly
  • Job type
  • Category
    Science - Home Healthcare

Adecco is currently hiring full-time permanent Personal Support Workers at one of our clients in Quinte West, Ontario.  Successful candidates will plan and assist in the personal care of residents.  Candidates must be available to work shift rotations of days, afternoons, and nights.  

Previous experience at Retirement Home locations such as Quinte Gardens, Chartwell Bayview Retirement Residence, Quinte Living Centre or Eden Place would make you an excellent, qualified candidate for this role. 

Salary: $16.88-$20.00hr based on experience

Shifts:  Days 7am-3pm, Afternoons 3pm-11pm, and Nights 11pm-7am, must also be available to work weekends and holidays.

Benefits: Eligible after 3 months               

PSW Responsibilities:  

  • Performs personal care including bathing, medication administration, health assessments, etc.
  • Observes and promptly reports changes in a resident’s physical and emotional condition.
  • Maintains accurate documentation, according to established policies, reflecting each resident’s condition, care and treatments.
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, residents’ families and visitors.
  • Directs all inquiries regarding residents’ care and conditions to the Director of Care.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program.
  • Is aware of the Resident Rights and Responsibilities and endeavors to respect and promote it.
  • Assists in maintaining a tidy and clean environment.
  • Attends staff meetings as required - to know changes in the facility that have taken place and update knowledge in better caring for the residents.
  • Reports all accidents and incidents promptly and accurately.
  • Shares responsibility for the care of supplies and equipment as well as the personal belongings of the residents.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the Director of Care.
  • PSW Qualifications:

  • PSW or DSW Certificate
  • Medication Administration preferred
  • Genuine interest in and concern for seniors.
  • Experience in long-term care desirable
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Walking short distances and up/down staircases.
  • Typing and/or use of a computer keyboard proficiently.
  • Ability to pull/push/lift
  • Ability to bend, kneel, and provide walking support for residents
  • Dexterity required to open pouches/blister packs, insert test strips into glucometers, etc.
  • Reading/seeing documentation both in paper format and on a computer screen.
  • Hearing differences in phone ring tones and/or in fire system horns or alerts for emergency response purposes.
  • Speaking/communicating with individuals.
  • Application Instructions:

    Applications can be submitted by hitting the APPLY NOW button or by calling the office at 613-965-5927.


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