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Personal Support Worker

Primacare Living Solutions
St. Catharines, ON
From $19.34 an hour - Part-time


St. Catharines, ON

Full job description

Temporary Part time

Reporting to the Registered Staff, the Personal Support Worker provides direct personal and nursing care to residents to fulfil their physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual needs in compliance with internal policies, procedure, and work routines.

Key Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Assist in providing direct care for residents; assist with ambulation, feeding, bathing, and grooming.
  • Assist residents to and from activities and encourage their participation in these activities.
  • Assist with meal service and nourishment delivery and provide feeding assistance as required.
  • Provide emotional and social support to residents and their families, including palliative care.
  • Comply with all departmental policies and procedures regarding documentation, quality assurance, fire, health and safety, environment, and IPAC.
  • Consult with and inform Supervisor on duty of all unit activities, needs, and matters related to resident care.
  • Participate in care conferences and documentation related to resident care plans.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Make positive contributions to the home environment that ensure the values of Primacare™ Living Solutions are maintained.

Job Requirements:

  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate.
  • A Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Screening check to the satisfaction of Primacare™ Living Solutions.
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications preferred.
  • The ability to read, write, and communicate orally in English.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in LTC preferred.
  • Proof of full immunization against COVID-19, in accordance with the Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care's Long-term care home COVID-19 immunization policy.

Primacare Living Solutions Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We are pleased to accommodate individual needs of job applicants throughout the recruitment and selection process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with the Hiring Manager.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $19.34 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • Personal Support Worker Certificate (preferred)