Deadline Date: N/A

Location:  Michipicoten

The Community and Personal Support Worker is a multi-functional para-professional who is responsible for the delivery of in home support and personal care to ill, frail, handicapped and disabled persons of all ages so that they may remain independent in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.

Posting Date:
Start Date:
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Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 -following basic hygienic practices and applying the principles of body mechanics;
-providing assistance with personal care activities such as but not limited to bathing, dressing, transferring, walking, handling stairs, dressing, and grooming; assisting with bedside care as required; basic foot care
-providing assistance with routine activities of daily living and supporting the safety of clients and self; -assisting with the use and monitoring of special aids (i.e., walkers, cranes, wheelchairs, lifts, crutches, etc);
-assisting with medication monitoring according to policies and procedures of the agency;
-assisting with meal planning and shopping, planning and preparation of nutritious meals, including special diets;
-providing ongoing support to family members involved in client care; encouraging involvement in client care and facilitating effective and ongoing communication;
-within a multidisciplinary team approach, assisting with support and training of primary caregivers in the care of infants and children according to the service plan;
-providing childcare and support where required;
-in cases where palliative care is necessary, offering sensitive physical, mental and emotional support;
-providing assistance with instrumental activities of daily living (errands, paying bills, etc.) as identified in the service plan;
-providing Speech and Language Pathology Support for preschool and school age children assessed by the speech and language pathologist in accordance with the service plan;
-ensuring the effective planning and coordination of an Adult Life Enrichment and Recreation Program in Anishinabek communities;
-delivering Lay Home Visiting Services as required.
 A minimum one-year PSW Certificate is required; a minimum of two (2) years direct experience in the provision of in home personal care and/or community based home care service delivery; experience in the facilitation and/or coordination of community programs and services is an asset; candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
 A Personal Support Worker Certificate or be willing and able to complete Personal Support Worker training; must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work with clients of all ages; including infants, children, adults and the elderly; must possess a Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; must be able to work flexible hours in a home, school, and/or community setting as required; have a valid Class G driver's license and access to a personal vehicle; satisfactory criminal records search and vulnerable sector screen.
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How To Apply:
  Please apply online

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Natalie Palmer
Position Title:
 HR Officer
Company Name:
 Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
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