Personal Support Workers

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Personal Support Workers

County of Lennox & Addington
Location: Napanee, Ontario
Posted: March 10th 2020
Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Salary: $21.94-$25.14 per hour
Description:

The John M. Parrott Centre is a fully accredited state-of-the-art, 168-bed long-term care facility, owned and operated by the County of Lennox and Addington, in the Town of Greater Napanee. 

We are currently seeking highly motivated and energetic people for the position of Personal Support Worker. These are part-time positions and include day, evenings, nights and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities of the position:

  • Ability to work a variety of shifts as well as be available for call-in
  • Provide all activities of daily living for the residents
  • Provide cognitive, social and/or emotional support and stimulation
  • Work as part of a team and communicate effectively with residents and co-workers
  • Requires understanding of the special needs of the elderly and the Ministry of Health compliance standards in a long term care setting
  • Assist with ambulation, mobilization, transferring and adaptive aids

Regulated safety activities:

  • Must adhere to all service area and the John M. Parrott Centre policies and procedures as outlined in WHMIS, infection control, fire and safety, other manuals and legislation
  • Responsible to adhere to all occupational health and safety procedures of the act and the facility
  • Utilize proper body mechanics and transfer techniques in order to carry out safe lifts and/or transfers
Qualifications
  • PSW Certificate with 600 hours of curriculum required to work in a long-term care facility
  • Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, e.g. lifting and transferring patients
  • Proficiency in computer software applications such as MS Office
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
Additional Information

Closing: March 31, 2020.

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Note:  you are currently unable to apply using a mobile phone

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of applicant selection. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumes received after the closing date will not be considered. 

Please note that accommodations are available upon request to support the participation of persons with disabilities in applying for jobs and during the interview and assessment process.  If you require an accommodation, please call the County’s Human Resources Department at 613-354-4883 to discuss.  We will work with you to meet your needs.

Contact Information
County of Lennox & Addington
97 Thomas Street East,
Napanee, Ontario, Canada
K7R 4B9

Website: www.lennox-addington.on.ca
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