Job Application – PSW, Companion/Homemaker Caregivers
One of Canada's most experienced and highly regarded providers of homecare services in Scarborough/West Rouge, Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa, Whitby, Clarington, and surrounding areas.
We encourage you to read through the following information, to appreciate our culture and if you then wish, please forward a resume with attached reference(s), documents and letters in Word or PDF format,
Current Positions Available
1. PSW, in Durham North, German Speaking, Full time
Personal Support Workers must have certification in their respective field
Nanny’s and Mother's Helpers must have ECE training and/or childcare experience.
Home-makers and companion caregivers must have experience.
Everyone must be committed to the best care possible.
Caregivers in each category are required to have a minimum of one year experience
All employees must have
- must be between the ages of 18 and 101
- current CPR and First Aid certification
- current and valid Vulnerable Sector and Police Criminal Reference check
- proof of medical immunization against TB and Hepatitis B
- 2 business references and one personal reference
Registration with pswregistry.com, life experience, additional languages, love of pets, flexibility, and Driver’s License and insured vehicle are assets, but not required.
Expect the Premier Difference
We recognize that among the elderly, persons with disabilities, and anyone else for that matter, there is a growing desirability, and increasing need, to receive respectful and liberating self-directed care at home, wherever home is.
We envision a homecare revolution, a future where private homecare providers led by Premier Homecare Services co-operate seamlessly with not-for-profit and public organizations and professionals to provide widely accessible, self-directed and liberating in-home care services across the social continuum.
Accountability - We conduct ourselves in a manner consistent with the agreements we enter, the claims we make, and the general conduct expected of a professional. We will keep our promises.
Communication - We will take steps to ensure that all stakeholders are given means to have their voice heard and valued in decision-making processes. We will listen.
Community - While we aspire to become an industry-leading homecare service provider, we will do so with a sense of humility, and an understanding that the communities and professional networks in which we operate, house the true agents of our success. We will get involved in our communities.
Integrity - We will act in an ethical, moral and responsible manner in all our interactions.
Safety - The safety of our clients and our employees is of paramount concern. We will task ourselves with implementing the appropriate systems and processes that will ensure a safe environment.
Accreditation Canada – An Elite Industry Standard
We are a Canadian owned and operated company with a commitment to giving respect and independence to the elders in our communities.
In early 2010, Premier Homecare Services successfully underwent a comprehensive assessment by Accreditation Canada in order to achieve the industry elite standard. A number of franchise office locations across Ontario and British Columbia were successful in achieving their Accreditation status, either for the first time or as a renewal.
The success of this assessment was no small order and demanded months and months of painstaking preparation across the system. Its completion demonstrates the professionalism and cooperation of the whole Premier Homecare Services team – employees and franchise owners alike personalized
We provide free, in home Assessment Interviews which give us a clear picture of our clients lifestyle and personality. We match caregivers to the specific needs of client, and we personally introduce the caregiver.
Commitment to Care
We are committed to the needs of our client and family members and strive to develop trusting relationships with everyone we meet.
We carefully match our caregivers to the specific needs and personality of a client, and personally introduce the caregiver to the client and family member – a unique difference. We have caregivers who speak a variety of languages and come from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We communicate with the client's team of health professionals and family as needed.
Peace of Mind
Our caregivers are carefully screened, selected, bonded and insured. We provide extensive reference, criminal background check, vulnerable sector and Driver Motor Vehicle checks on each caregiver.
We are highly involved in the community and act as a valuable resource for families, social workers and health professionals.
We specialize in Alzheimer, Dementia & Live-In Care.
Our personalized services are available for a minimum of three hours a visit to 24-hour and Live-In care. You can combine any of the services to suit your unique needs. We provide Personal Support Workers (PSWs), Respite, Palliative and Companionship care. VAC Health Identification Cards Accepted.
The Hiring Process
Once we receive and review your application
- Applicants whose qualifications meet our standards will be contacted, please note we do not contact everyone that has applied
- Potential Premier PSW’s and caregivers, will go through a telephone screening and thorough reference checks and verification of experience, credentials, resume, background , etc
- Applicants are then personally interviewed
- Successful applicants will then offered employment and will undergo a two stage orientation process, with Orientation One being approximately two hours where you will receive additional training, orientation, our employee handbook and company procedures
- Between three and six weeks employees will go through Orientation Two, which will provide further training and education and receive a certificate of accreditation, as well as additional training in specialized roles like Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Active Minds and other programs.
Premier Homecare Services provides ongoing professional training throughout your employment, as well as monthly informational newsletters, recognition of quarterly and annual Caregivers and acknowledging financially and pier wise with those who are exceptional, dedicated and the very best in their field.
Our caregivers are available for a minimum of three hours a visit, whenever you choose. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide services. The schedule is the same each week, with certain exceptions.
We can provide either awake and alert or sleep-in caregiving services. This may allow the primary caregiver a restful sleep or peace of mind for the family. Caregiver may be woken during the night if assistance is needed.
The caregiver lives in the house and assists or takes care of all of the required responsibilities needed for daily independent living. This ensures proper and compassionate care 24 hours a day.
24 Hour Care
The caregiver is awake and alert at all times for assistance. This requires two caregivers per 24 hour period.
Palliative (End of Life) Care
Our caregivers can assist with companionship and loving non-medical care through the final transitions.
When the primary caregiver needs assistance or a break, we can help. We can schedule consistent weekly visits or provide care during vacations.
Some examples of the services we provide:
- Incontinence Care
- Home Safety Checklist
- Available 24/7 for Emergencies
- Going to Adult Day Centres
- Assist With or Do Shopping
- Assist with Bathing
- Overnight Stays
- Home Safety Checks
- Dining Out
- Visiting Friends & Relatives
- Assist with Dressing
- Changing the Linens
- Cleaning out Closets, Fridges, Cupboards
- Scenic Drives
- Visit Loved Ones at Cemetery
- Palliative Care
- Home Safety Assessments
- Caring Companionship
- Meal Planning & Preparation
- Exercise Partner
- Incidental Transportation
- Sort Mail & Bill Assistance
- Running Errands
- Reading a Good Book
- Light Housekeeping & Laundry
- Alzheimer & Dementia Care
- Medication Reminders
- Family Respite
- Monitoring for Safety While Bathing
- Support While on Vacation
- Grooming Assistance
- Pet Care & Walking
- Transport to Congregate Dining
- Exploring Life Stories
- And Much More ...
Premier Homecare Services - Durham West
905 Dillingham Road, Unit 7
Monday - Friday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.