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Personal Support Worker, DSW or Nursing Student

Closing the Gap Healthcare

This is a Part-time position in St. Thomas, ON posted June 29, 2017.

Personal Support Workers, Developmental Support worker or Nursing Student

St. Thomas

Part time (2 days per week)

Community

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian owned, award-winning, fully accredited and government (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care) funded organization. We Enrich Lives and Change Tomorrow by providing a wide spectrum of unparalleled quality services in the community.

Our team of service healthcare professionals delivers care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to remain in their homes, attend clinics and to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we care for our loved ones. The candidate will assist clients in all aspects of activities of daily living to support the desire of our clients to remain within their home and within their community setting.

The successful Candidate will have:

  • A proven track record of being accountable for multiple deliverables, reporting and high- quality performanceOutstanding focus to safety and ethical standards
  • An ability to build and maintain customer satisfaction at all times
  • Experience in independent problem solving and recognizing when support from peers and supervisors is needed
  • Successful completion of a recognized Personal Support Worker Program, or Developmental Support Worker Program, or successful completion of the first year and first practicum of a Nursing Program
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and Insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.

The role will require:

  • Participation in all aspects of personal client care to ensure the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of each client and family member are met under the direction of the direct Supervisor and the Care Plan.
  • Utilizing therapeutic communication by establishing a collaborative working relationship with the client and families for the purpose of meeting the clients needs; ensuring respect, dignity and individuality of each client.
  • Observing and assessing clients behaviours and activities and reporting any changes or unusual events to the direct Supervisor.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary team work as required (Staff meetings, educational events and case conferences as required)
  • Physical lifting abilitiesOther duties as assigned, required by the direct Supervisor or Care Plan

CTG offers flexible hours, a comprehensive compensation package, and a positive culture that provides discipline specific professional support and education.

 

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy. If you require accommodation to submit an application, please email hr@closingthegap.ca.

 

 

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: N/D