Providing compassionate, non-medical care to those needing assistance in their own homes. Responsibilities include homemaking, companionship, and assists with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) in the client’s home, community setting or long-term-care facility. Depending on the request for assistance, other services may include: personal shopping, arrange appointments and provide transportation to, as well as escort to community events and activities in the community. In addition, Personal Support Workers (PSW) may provide personal care which includes assisting the client with mobility, grooming, toileting, medication reminders, and dressing.
Personal attributes of a successful Personal and Home Support Worker at Premier Homecare Services include: flexible and creative, reliable, mature, client focused, responsible, friendly and courteous with a desire to help.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
2-3 years experience working with the elderly or in a health care environment.
Experience in providing housekeeping and companionship activities, including care of seniors and/or children.
Possess a compassionate and flexible nature, and a client-centred approach to care-giving.
Demonstrated ability to recognize safety issues and follow safe work practices.
a current First Aid and CPR Certificate (Standard First Aid)
a current Police /Vulnerable Sector check
evidence of a negative TB test and immunizations up to date
A valid driver’s license and own a vehicle
Must be able to:
travel between assignments
Flexible to work weekends and holidays
write and speak English
Personal Support Worker Certificate from a recognized institution
Multiple languages are an asset.
An annual flu shot.
Interested Applicants please visit our website: www.PremierHomecareLondon.com (fill out employment inquiry and attach resume in pdf format)