Job Posting 70529

Personal Support Worker
Hospice Wellington
Central Ontario
Guelph, Ontario
closed yesterday (Mon, 10 May)
full time  •  $19 - $21 per hour depending on experience

Start date:  Immediately

Posting # 2021-06

 

We are seeking a full time PSW to join our dedicated residential hospice team. The Residential Hospice Palliative team provide the highest standard of compassionate palliative, end-of-life care to our residential clients and their families. Shifts are 12 hours 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Days) or 8 p.m. – 8 a.m. (Nights). Availability for both shifts is essential.

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) provides personal care, housekeeping, greeting, and supports the overall work of the Hospice as directed by the RN or RPN and is encouraged to be proactive in support of the client and team.

Staff will understand the inherent demands of the specialty of palliative and end-of-life care and be flexible to engage in all required tasks associated with ‘total care’ of the person. Supervision of students will be required at times.

PSW’s are required to have experience in palliative care preferably in a family-centred environment.

 

Education and experience:

  • PSW completed PSW certificate course
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Team player with exceptional problem-solving abilities and flexible
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work compassionately with residents and their families
  • Preceptor experience preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years practice in dedicated palliative and end-of-life care
  • Experience working with volunteers preferable.

 

Please express interest by cover letter and resume by May 4, 2021.

Hospice Wellington is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Upon hire, a current Level 3 - Vulnerable Sector Police Check will be required.

 

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