Personal Support Worker ID: 67753

Deadline Date: 2021/12/10

Location:  Thunder Bay

The PSW provides personal care and health maintenance to individuals and families in the home setting within the framework of VON philosophy, policies, procedures and standards, in community health care.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
  • Observes and evaluates the client’s or family's home, personal situation and client and family care plan to determine if any need for change in the personal support care plan is required and whether the client’s and family’s needs have been met. Advises supervisor accordingly.
  • Contributes to the development of the personal support care plan under the direction of the supervisor and/or manager
  • Reports verbally to the immediate supervisor or manager any changes in the client’s or family's personal support needs or home situation necessitating a change in the personal support care plan.
  • Performs support in Activities of Daily Living as directed by the care plan.  Tasks may include light cleaning, preparation of nutritious meals, care of clothes, and monitoring and maintaining household safety.
  • Provides personal care as directed by the care plan, including personal hygiene (bathing, skin care, hair care, toileting, peri care, etc.) assisting the client in walking, climbing or descending stairs, getting into and out of bed, eating, dressing and other personal care matters as needed.
  • Provides simple bedside care, where required
  • Provides respite care to clients as required.
  • Supports clients’ families by providing child care as required to allow for family relief.
  • Organizes each day’s activities, setting priorities for personal support and other activities of daily living
  • Personal Support Worker or Developmental Services Worker certification is required
  • Nursing students are welcome to apply. Must have completed first year of RPN and second year of BScN to be eligible
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Must have a current CPR level C Certificate
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • A vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Dave Rieger
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 VON Canada
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