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Job Number:  39442
Personal Support Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 3 December 2017
(49 days ago)
Region: Central Ontario Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $16.50 per hour


Preferred LOCATION to reside in North York and Etobicoke


Availability Required: Monday to Sunday

 Mornings: 07:00 am to 02:00 pm AND/OR Evenings: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm


Client & Family-Centred Care Is At The Heart of Everything We Do At Lumacare!  Lumacare believes Client and Family-Centred Care is based on a philosophy of care, treatment and support that empowers Clients to be active and knowledgeable partners in their health care. Whether you join Lumacare in a client facing role, in a leadership capacity, or in a support position, it is essential that every member of our team is passionate about promoting and protecting Client and Family-Centred Care.


Work for an Agency that cares about the people who care for people!!


Are you looking for a part time job to supplement your income and give you the rewarding feeling that comes from helping others?


You became a Personal Support Worker because you care about people. You are passionate about helping frail and vulnerable clients feel safe and supported.


Position Summary:

  • Provides homemaking and respite care 
  • Performs all personal care duties
  • Assists in the preparation of daily meals and nutritional snacks
  • Monitors client’s well-being and informs supervisor of any changes or incidents
  • Works with limited supervision and as part of a team of health care professionals
  • Traveling to clients home daily to perform services for the agency client
  • Performs other duties as require


What we’re looking for:

  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) Diploma/Certificate
  • Physical ability to perform light cleaning and lifting (e.g. washing floors, dusting, laundry, and transferring clients) and knowledge of basic health and safety standards
  • Experience working with adults and seniors with special needs, which may include cognitive impairments and age related challenges
  • Knowledge of routine precautions required for cleanliness and disinfecting and for the control of the spread of communicable diseases (IPAC)
  • Able to build relationships with clients using a gentle approach
  • Crisis intervention and problem solving skills are required to anticipate and deal with client issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
  • Immunization for tuberculosis, chickenpox, mumps and hepatitis B is strongly urged
  • Access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • Current First AID & CPR Certification is required
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Police check completed within last 12 months is required
  • Familiarity in the use of Computers, E-mail and Internet
  • Fluency in a second language such as Italian/Spanish is an asset


This position will be posted until December 11, 2017. Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume to Human Resources: . You can also bring your resume to 497 Wilson Ave. North York, ON M3H 1V1


Lumacare is a fully accredited agency committed to equity in employment. Our goal is a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the communities that we serve. We strongly encourage applications from women and men, people from racialized communities, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, aboriginal persons and people who identify themselves as LGBT. We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.


Notice to Candidates – you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Lumacare will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.



How to Apply:
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497 Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON, M3H 1V1
Tel: 416-398-5510
Contact Details:
Sandra Sepulveda
497 Wilson Ave
Toronto, ON, M3H 1V1

Tel: 416-398-5510

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