Personal Support Worker – Evenings

Job details

Access Healthcare Services Inc. is currently looking for full time/part time evening Personal Support Workers (PSW) to service clients between the hours of 4:00pm to 10:00pm, in the Petawawa and surrounding area.
Area: Petawawa and Surrounding Area.

What we are offering:

  • $1000 sign-on bonus
  • Additional $1.00/hour evening premium
  • Salary: $24.00-$26.25 per hour
  • Paid mileage
  • Paid training and education
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Evening and Weekend Hourly Premium
  • Flexible work environment which is based on your availability

What you will do:

  • Assist clients with bathing (partial, complete, tub, or shower)
  • Assist clients with oral hygiene, hair care, dressing, and all activities of daily living
  • Assist clients with ambulation, transferring, and positioning in bed or chair
  • Assist with physio exercises, ROM, etc. as per therapist’s care plan
  • Assist clients with feeding and light meal preparation
  • Perform light housekeeping duties as per service plan
  • Make/change clients bedding as required
  • Assist clients with toileting or incontinence care
  • Assist and/or remind client to take medication (Do not administer medication)
  • Report any changes in health condition, or safety risks to immediate supervisor
  • Perform delegated tasks, specific to each client; delegated by nurse or immediate supervisor

What you need:

  • PSW-DSW Certificate or a successful first year nursing completion
  • Proof of Covid Vaccination
  • Vehicle required with Valid Driver’s License
  • Step 2 TB Test and 1 Step less than 1 year old
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check (less than 3 months old)
  • Must be available to work every second weekend
  • Must be available for 20 hours per week minimum
  • Must be available to work evening shifts within 4:00pm – 10:00pm

The skills and qualities we are looking for:

  • Kind and compassionate approach to care
  • Flexible & reliable
  • Comfortable traveling to client’s home
  • Strong communication skills in English (verbal & written)
  • Bilingual (an asset)
  • Willingness to drive & travel
  • Use of an insured reliable vehicle
  • Ability to provide holistic, client centered care
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Cultural education and experience
  • Able to stand, bend, squat, kneel and reach freely; able to freely lift up to 35 pounds;
  • Ability to travel up to 45 minutes if needed
  • Available for evenings and every seconds weekend.

Access Healthcare Services Inc. is proud to announce that it has recently (2023) been re-awarded a four-year accreditation with exemplary standing, the highest award available from Accreditation Canada. We are a nurse managed home healthcare organization that provides services on behalf of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, private individuals, insurance companies and other municipal and provincial organizations in various sectors.

As an equal opportunity employer, AHI is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. AHI welcomes and encourages applications from all people. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We would like to thank everyone in advance for their interest in AHS, however, only applicants selected to join us for the first round will be contacted.