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Personal Support Worker

Date Posted:

July 11th, 2019

Salary:

To be determined, based on experience and qualifications.

Location:

St.Thomas

Job Id:

ST175MD (AD)

Employment Type:

Permanent Job Postings

Category Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:

2019-07-31

Education Requirements:

How to Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to Courtney@serenitywellnesscentre.org, attention to Courtney, Administrator of Client Care and Services via Indeed or Mail to:

Serenity Wellness Centre

15 Barrie Blvd,

St.Thomas, ON N5P 4B9

DESCRIPTION

Job Description

Serenity Wellness Centre is currently seeking both a Part Time and a casual/relief on-call Personal Support Worker. Reporting to the Director of Client Care & Services, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) will play an integral part of providing direct services and community care to vulnerable populations.

With a focus on providing excellent client care, you will deliver individualized support plans to assist with the personal needs of our complex clients within the community. Following the care plan outlined by the Director of Client Care & Services (DCC), You will provide support and advocacy for clients with a focus on establishing stabilization and promoting quality of life. In addition to developing a positive rapport with the client, you will also provide advocacy for clients involved with many different social systems and services. You will be responsible to network and develop partners within the community to promote successful program service implementation and delivery.

As a key client care provider and representative of Serenity Wellness Centre, you will liaise regularly with other partners including hospital teams, clinical supports, long term care facilities, SWLHIN, VON, family physicians and physiotherapists/ rehabilitation specialists to coordinate holistic, individualized care for clients.

In addition to the clinical elements of the position, you will ensure the safety and security of the clients and other staff. You will collaborate with other team members to complete administrative functions for the organization, ensuring all documentation, billing and client care plans are updated regularly.

As a compassionate and caring professional, you will embrace and support both staff as well as clients originating from diverse populations. You will be expected to provide input regarding client care and make appropriate recommendations to contribute to program development in a way that tailors services to meet the needs of our clients. This is consistent with Serenity Wellness Centre values, which embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and promotes the best interests of clients and our community.

The role and schedule for this position will require flexible availability in providing client care during days, evenings, over-nights, weekends, and public holidays. Serenity Wellness Centre serves clients throughout St. Thomas and Elgin County where the incumbent would be expected to travel locally as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education, License & Certification:

· Personal Support Worker Diploma

· G Class Drivers License

Required Experience:

· Health Sector, minimum 1 year

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