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Personal Support Worker

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

JOB SUMMARY

Staff member requires Personal Support Worker to aid in travel to and from work, and dealing with personal care throughout day.

RESPONSIBILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMING THE JOB

  • Responsible for driving client to and from work each day with provided vehicle
  • Aid in mobility situations, getting to and from mobility scooter
  • Help dress and undress client for the elements and unpack or pack his belongings between transports
  • Deliver minor medical treatments, including pills, eye drops
  • Drive manager to and from other appointments, mostly medical visits
  • Run errands as needed for client, usually involving shopping
  • Provide coordination activities for client’s care with other staff members including housekeeper and other aid workers
  • Provide lighthearted companionship as needed

SKILL/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PEFORM THE JOB

  • A minimum of 6 months experience with elder care
  • Must process valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Must pass a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Reliability, Organizational and good Communication skills are required
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English.  Client has both vision and hearing challenges so verbal communication in English is extremely important
  • Must possess minor technical skills for aiding with tech devices like phones, Ipads and TV remotes

 PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE JOB

  • Requires physical strength to aid client from and into chairs and in and out of vehicles
  • must be able to provide steading support when client moves with aid of his walker
  • must provide a warm and patient disposition for client’s needs and demands

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING THE JOB 

  • Work will begin and end in clients home, and will visit office workspace often
  • Client’s needs will determine schedule of activity throughout day
  • Optional weekend work will be available, as will arranged travel south to Caribbean on occasion

Compensation:

  • To be negotiated, but with wage in range of $18-20 per hour.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume to:

hr@itlcircuits.com