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Comfort Keepers - Kingston

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Industry Sector: Health Care / Soins de santé

Organization Description:

Comfort Keepers® provide affordable medical and non-medical in-home care solutions for the elderly, new mothers and those recovering from illness. Our quality care services offer thousands of individuals the choice to continue living independently in their own homes/communities.

 

Job Listing #422

Personal Support Workers wanted • Part Time / À Temps Partiel

Date Posted: 16 Jan 2018

Application Deadline: 31 Mar 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Health Care / Soins de santé

Hours Per Week: 4 - 40 hours / week

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $15.00 / hour

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference in people’s life, inspiring hope, optimism and happiness? Do you desire to work flexible hours that suit your family's schedule? Do you wish to be part of a team dedicated to providing care and support that enhance the safety and wellbeing of seniors and others needing help with daily living activities? Join us. We are ‘Comfort Keepers’. As Comfort Keepers, we are committed to being the best providers of quality, safe, and affordable care to seniors and other clients. We care for each client with the respect and dignity we would provide a member of our own family. Our mission is to deliver high quality in-home care services that enable seniors and other clients enjoy the highest level of independence and quality of life achievable

We are seeking kind hearted, caring and qualified Companions and Personal Support Workers (PSW), able to work from 4 to 40 hours per week.

Qualifications:

  • Personal Support Worker or Health Care Aide certificate from a recognized institution with at least 2 years’ experience working in Homecare or with the elderly population
  • Current certificate in standard first aid and CPR maneuvers.
  • Valid Driver’s license and a good driving record are beneficial.

Requirements:

  • Police Criminal Reference Check.
  • Must have strong critical thinking, initiative, creativity, as well as time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Written communication skills to complete client’s Progress Reports, Incident Reports and other required reports.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and/or as a team member.
  • Must be compassionate, passionate, patient and caring in nature.
  • Able to work under stressful conditions.
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to handle the demands of care giving.
  • Ability to relate well with clients, colleagues, Supervisors, Comfort Keepers personal and other health care professionals.
  • Capacity to understand needs of seniors, persons with disabilities, caregivers and persons with an acute or chronic health condition.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is a great asset.

Qualifications:

  • Personal Support Worker or Health Care Aide certificate from a recognized institution with at least 2 years’ experience working in Homecare or with the elderly population
  • Current certificate in standard first aid and CPR maneuvers.

Additional Requirements: Must have strong critical thinking, initiative, creativity, as well as time management skills.

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