Personal Support Worker - PSW (St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Part-time

We are currently hiring Personal Care Worker(s) - PSW to join our team at St. Peter’s Residence. This part-time position will offer you a competitive wage, paid orientation and on-going professional development opportunities. We are looking for caring and resident focused candidates.

 

St. Peter’s Residence at Chedoke is a not for profit 210 bed long-term care residence that features high quality living in a home like environment. "Privacy, dignity and caring" is the philosophy we live by. If you are an individual who values Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Versatility and Excellence then we would like to hear from you.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote excellence in delivery of care with a strong customer focus.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members; deal tactfully and courteously with residents, residents’ families, visitors and all health team members.
  • Provide personal care of residents with a high standard of skill, sense of responsibility, dignity, caring and respect for privacy.
  • Understand the Resident Bill of rights, respect and promote it.
  • Assist in the care process by observing and reporting changes in the resident’s physical and emotional condition. Understand the guidelines of care as outlined in the resident care plans to provide care.
  • Perform personal care and selected nursing measures to promote comfort and safety for the resident in accordance with our standards of resident care.
  • Assist with record keeping indicating resident’s condition, care and specific treatment. Document on flow sheets, progress notes and care plans as per requirements.
  • Maintain a safe, neat, clean environment for residents and staff. Recognize and report any safety hazards and follow all safety policies and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum Personal Support Worker (PSW) certification
  • Prior experience of providing support services for seniors with disabilities is considered an asset.
  • Ability to empathize with people with physical and emotional needs is essential.
  • Must be able to plan and organize work and perform tasks according to priority.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, with a competent level of English are required.
  • Must be available to work within a 24 hour, seven day/week work schedule.
  • Ability to develop supportive relationships and work collaboratively with clients, family members, colleagues, volunteers, and community partners are essential.
  • Must be able to take direction and work independently as well as part of a team.
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Check and a medical clearance.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, using the Apply feature below, or submit by fax at 905-383-7112.

Thrive Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the HR Department at 289-309-8477