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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
Position Title Personal Support Worker
Employee Group Casual/Relief
Hours Per Week 15-20
Category PSW/HSW/CCA
Program or Dept. Home Support
Job Summary You will work with members of the Health Care and Personal Support Teams to meet the needs of clients in obtaining an optimal level of independence and well-being. 
Responsibilities

You will be responsible for providing companionship, personal care and health maintenance services to clients in their home, within the framework of VON’s philosophy, policies, standards and legislation.

Qualifications

 Education:

  • Certified Personal Support Worker

 

Experience:  

  • Experience in personal care and/or household management preferred
  • Experience working with the following clients groups is an asset: seniors, paediatrics, mental health, cognitive impairment, obstetrics, palliative/oncology, ill individuals

Skills:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good observation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to adjust to working in different social and economic environment
  • First Aid and CPR an asset
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance
Date Posted 2/1/2013
City Peel Location
Province Ontario [ON]
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