Job Posting 90557

Respite Worker
VON Canada
Eastern Ontario
Belleville, Picton, Madoc, ON
closed 9 days ago (Fri, 27 Jan)
negotiable / flexible

VON Canada is currently hiring compassionate Respite Care Workers (PSW/ DSW) to work in Belleville, Picton and Centre Hastings, ON for our In-Home Respite and Overnight Stay-Care Program!

(Certified Personal Support Worker (PSW) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) or Health Care Aide (HCA), Nursing Students, Internationally Trained Nurses are eligible to apply)

The Power to Change Lives!

With VON you get to hit the open road, where the scenery and work is different every day.  We offer a workplace free from the repetitive and boring, where you know you’ve helped someone remain independent, and you get to meet some great people along the way.

**Training will be provided to support advanced skill sets and requirements**

This position is eligible for the temporary $3.00 per hour wage enhancement from the Ontario Government for all hours spent directly caring for clients.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Opportunity to use your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Smartphone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Work with an organization that is 125 years strong

What you'll be doing:

The Personal Support Workers/Developmental Service Worker, Respite will work within the framework of Continuous Quality Improvement, VON District Philosophy, policies and procedures, standards and application legislation. Contributes to the fulfillment of the VON Mission Statement to develop and/or promote programs to meet community needs. Respite workers provide programming in the home to support the well being of clients and provide caregiver relief.

What we need from you:

  • Certificate in Personal Support Worker (PSW) program or Health Care Aide (HCA) are preferred
  • Developmental Service Workers (DSWs), nursing students, internationally educated nurses and other types of support staff are also welcome to apply!
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required and a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

About us:

VON is a non-profit organization that provides clinical, personal and social support to people who want to live every day to the fullest while remaining in their own homes and communities.

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