Overview

Goodwill Industries Canada Personal Attendants Part Time in London, ON

Goodwill Industries Canada

Branch London ON CA

Position:
Personal Attendants
Location:
London, ON

Toileting and bowel routines, stabilized bowel/bladder care; By promoting a ‘Person Centred Support’ philosophy, Cheshire empowers consumers by tailoring an…

Personal Attendants
About the Company

We are a non-profit organization that has dedicated over 36 years to meeting the attendant service needs of individuals with physical disabilities in London and five surrounding counties. In London we support adults with physical disabilities and frail seniors to live independently in their communities through the provision of personal support services that are mutually respectful and value the contributions of all. By promoting a ‘Person Centred Support’ philosophy, Cheshire empowers consumers by tailoring an individual’s care to their own unique needs, interests, requests and preferences.

“I have never met such a group of truly caring people, not only in their jobs but in the way they live their lives.”

~ Consumer, Perth Attendant Outreach

Job Description

At Cheshire, your employment with us will undoubtedly provide you, a dynamic and ambitious Personal Support Worker, with a robust and diverse experience that will positively enhance your contributions to your future in the Health Care field.
You are a bit of a fire-cracker and really enjoy working one-on-one with consumers; building relationships and earning trust is an aspect of your practice to which you excel.

Responsibilities as a Personal Attendant with Cheshire will include but not necessarily limited to: personal grooming, bathing, washing and hygiene; toileting and bowel routines, stabilized bowel/bladder care; getting up and going to bed; transfers, lifts and other assisted mobility needs; meal preparation, serving, clean up and assisted eating; cleaning and laundry; escort to appointments id necessary, range of motion and general fitness exercises; injectable insulin; tracheotomy care; and intermittent catheterization.

Job Requirements

To be considered for a Personal Attendant position all applicants must:

  • Have experience as a PSW or hold a PSW or DSW certificate
  • Possess a valid Canadian Driver’s License and have regular access to a reliable vehicle
  • Have valid automobile insurance
  • Currently have (or able to acquire) a Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Be available to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings and possibly weekends
  • Possess knowledge/ ability to use proper body mechanics and safe lifting/ transferring techniques
  • Able to rotate on pager and on-call pager responsibilities as normal part of your work week
  • Understand the physical demands of this role, such as frequent repositioning, using appropriate mechanical lifts to transfer clients, bending, kneeling, squatting, pushing, pulling, reaching, climbing/descending stairs, walk, sit, and stand
  • Why You Should Work For Us We offer our Personal Attendants a very competitive starting pay rate of $19.25/hr + 8% in lieu of benefits and compensation for mileage and travel time. Cheshire provides on the job training, continuous career development opportunities with through a diverse consumer service model. Emergency First Aid and CPR (re)certification is also provided by the agency.

    Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

    Jennifer Grant
    Email: [email protected] or Fax: 519-439-4815

    #2-1111 Elias Street, London ON N5W 5L1

    Subject Line: Listowel Personal Attendant

    Cheshire Homes of London is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders. As an agency, we advocate all requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005) as part of our organizational mission and core values. Upon request, accommodations are available during the application or interview process; please contact the HR Coordinator listed on this posting for assistance.

    We thank all interested applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Part Time
    Location: London, ON, CA
    Posted on: 2016-09-20
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