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Personal Support Worker

Location: St. Catharines
Job Code: 25391
Employment Status: Full time
# of openings: 1

Description

Make an Impact on People’s Lives; Join SE Health as a PSW in St Catharine's/ Niagara-on-the-lake/ Virgil!

SE Health PSWs are the best of the best.  We provide care, companionship, household management, and daily living support to clients in their homes.  When you choose to join SE Health, you join a diverse and collaborative care team where you’ll apply your skills – and your heart – to provide services to a roster of clients in your community.  You’ll apply a client-centered approach to address clients’ physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs.  You’ll make a difference in their lives, and they’ll make a difference in yours!

Why join our team?

  • Competitive Compensation .  Our Total Rewards package includes a competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and exclusive perks/discounts available only to SE Health staff.

  • Develop yourself with SE.  We have education bursaries, Tuition Assistance Programs, continuing education, training, and professional development to support your life-long learning.  You’ll benefit from our orientation and mentorship programs.  Our clinical practice and nursing teams will support you with comprehensive care plans and modern models of care that will mean you’ll always be supported to provide the best possible care to your clients.

  • Grow your career.   SE health is a large national organization with diverse healthcare business lines.  You’ll have an opportunity – and will be supported – to do different types of roles in different locations if that is what you’re interested in.  Or you can pivot to supporting or leadership positions where you can use your skills to contribute and make an impact in different ways.

  • Manage your life.  At SE, you’ll have the flexibility to manage your schedule to balance your life.  You’ll be supported with the time you need to meet the needs of your clients, meet your own needs, develop yourself and your career, and to be part of a team.

  • Subsidized OPSWA memberships

  • Paid travel time, between clients

  • Mobile device and 3 uniforms provided

Qualifications accepted to work as a PSW:

  • Valid Certificate as a Personal Support Worker (PSW)

  • RN or RPN

  • A nursing student (2 clinical placements completed)

  • Home Support Level 2 or level 3 from a recognized curriculum

  • Valid Developmental Support Worker Certificate

  • Foreign-trained healthcare professional - Nurse or Physician

Requirements:

  • current First Aid / CPR Certificate 

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle.

  • Current immunization record (TB test completed within the past 12 months) is required upon hire

  • Current vulnerable sector check screening is required upon hire

  • Availability to work days OR evenings; including weekends

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team, with excellent organizational skills to manage your schedule

  • Well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills, to effectively communicate with clients and to provide companionship to those who need it

  • Effective problem-solving and conflict management skills

  • Basic computer/smartphone skills would be an asset.

  • This is a physically demanding position and requires hand, arm, and shoulder dexterity, sensory ability, lifting to a maximum of approximately fifty-five (55) pounds, walking, climbing stairs, standing, bending, reaching, and frequent movement

About us:

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with the purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, the Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and the greater good of public health,  SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at  humanresources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online anuoluwapomodupeoni@sehc.com





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