CANES Community Care is a not-for-profit organization that assists clients with tasks in the home, providing emotional and social support, while helping seniors take part in the life of their community.  We provide services in Etobicoke, Brampton, Malton, Woodbridge, Mississauga and Halton areas in the Ontario Health Central Region.

CANES Community Care is looking for two (2) full-time permanent Personal Support Workers located in the community in Etobicoke, Malton and West Woodbridge area. There are two (2) positions available:

  • Shift 1: Wednesday- Saturday, 12:00pm to 10:00pm (2080 hours annually)
  • Shift 2: Wednesday- Saturday, 8:00am to 6:00pm (2080 hours annually)

The PSW positions report to the Supervisor, Client Services, RPN and are subject to Collective Agreement CUPE Local 3808. The minimum pay rate for these positions are $17.14 per hour. Desired start date for these positions is January 17, 2022.  

Responsibilities

  • Optimize client safety and quality of care by providing personal, palliative, housekeeping, and respite services to seniors in their own homes or apartments
  • Perform personal care services including, but not limited to, personal hygiene, dressing, toileting, medication reminders, transfers, repositions, and/or escorts to medical appointments
  • Perform homemaking duties including, but not limited to, meal preparation, cleaning, and/or laundry
  • Respond to Emergency Response System (i.e. Lifeline and mobile phone) calls
  • Contribute to a culture of client safety and employee health and safety by complying with all safety practices of the Organization, reporting unsafe practices and adverse events, and acting on safety recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Personal Support Worker certification
  • Valid class G driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Minimum 6 months of experience working with seniors
  • Strong English communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to communicate in a second language considered an asset
  • Physically and emotionally able to perform all duties and responsibilities
  • Valid first aid/CPR certification
  • Enjoy working with seniors and able to contribute to their quality of life by promoting their independence, dignity, social, emotional and physical well-being
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent priority management and time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure utilizing effective problem management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products

*Internal candidates please apply to Stephanie Cook at stephanie.cook@canes.on.ca by December 2, 2021*

CANES Community Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to making employment opportunities accessible in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Upon request, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the application and hiring process.