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Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Location: Waterloo region
Company: CarePartners
Hours: Part time

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Sign-on Bonus of $750

CarePartners is one of Ontario’s largest, most reputable and well-established accredited home health care providers, providing nursing, personal support, home support, palliative, therapy and rehabilitation support services for patients of all ages across urban and rural Ontario. We visit approximately 80,000 patients each year in homes, schools, clinics, workplaces and retirement homes, spread across 14 branches and 21 nursing clinics.

We continuously innovate to meet patient needs with specialized (award-winning) care programs and technology, including virtual care and AI.

Are you proud to contribute your skills to delivering quality health care? PSWs are an integral part of a health care team, and in this role, you will encourage, support, and promote independence for patients in home and community care settings by assisting with activities of daily living under the supervision of our Personal Support Manager.

Competitive Wages, Incentives and Perks

    Competitive wage grid $20.43 to $22.61 per hour
    A special $750 bonus for signing with CarePartners
    PAID MILEAGE at 0.45 per/km PLUS travel time
    Paid orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
    Access to group discounts, including exclusive discounts from various retailers
    Total rewards program which includes health & dental benefits
    A robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
    Flexible hours and a variety of assignments
    Opportunities for continuing education and training
    Hands on mentoring and leadership support
    Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services

      Assisting with daily living activities, such as personal care (rise and retire), assistance with household tasks, respite care, medication assistance, special functions
      Promoting a safe environment by demonstrating proper body mechanics, safe transfer techniques, and home safety
      Providing cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the patient
      Preparing nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, using proper food preparation, storage, and hygiene practices.

        A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their patients
        Exceptional interpersonal skills
        Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
        Availability to work non-traditional hours, such as early morning, evenings, and alternate weekends
        A valid driver’s license and vehicle
        Valid certificate as a Personal Support Worker, Internationally Trained Nurse, Health Care Aid, Developmental Support Worker, Home Support Worker, or enrollment in a Nursing program
        To protect our patients, we require current vulnerable sector check screening, a clear background check and proof of COVID 19 vaccination*

        In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we’ve been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.

        CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.

        *CarePartners promotes and facilitates, as appropriate, the immunization of employees in order to provide a safe working environment for its employees, to deliver safe care to patients and to fulfill its commitment to evidence-based health promotion. In accordance with Public Health guidelines CarePartners has implemented safety protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. All employees will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as directed by CarePartners and mandated by public health authorities. All new hires of CarePartners are required at this time to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with our policies and procedures.

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