Personal Support Worker (PSW, DSW, HCA, Paramedic/Nursing Student) - Full-Time/Part-Time

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Strathroy, Ontario Various Positions ReqID: 35475


Description

Position at VON Canada (Ontario)

VON Canada is currently hiring compassionate Personal Support Worker (PSW) to work in Strathroy, ON for our Home Support Program!

(Certified Personal Support Worker (PSW) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) or Health Care Aide (HCA), Paramedic Students, 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 are different every day. We offer a workplace free from the repetitive and boring, where you know you’ve helped someone remain independent, and meet some great people along the way. Our PSWs provide care in client homes and other settings in communities across London Middlesex-Elgin.

**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:

  • Work with clients in their homes to provide personal care
  • Assist with daily living activities, such as grooming, dressing and bathing
  • Provide respite care
  • Plan and prepare meals and light household duties
  • Help with mobility and transfers
  • Monitor and maintain household safety
  • ….and much more!

What we need from you:

  • Personal Support Worker (PSW) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) or HealthCare Aide (HCA) Certificate
  • Internationally educated nurses, Paramedic students, Nursing students who have completed first year of Practical Nursing and second year of Bachelors of Science in Nursing eligible to apply
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate or CPR level C Certificate required
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • Current Criminal Records Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search and/or a Child Abuse Registry Check is 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.

Are you working in healthcare or a related field and interested in starting a career as a Personal Support Worker?
VON Canada partnering with the South West Home and Community Care Support Services in support of the “BecomeaPSW.ca” campaign.

What is the BecomeaPSW Program?
VON will pay for your "in-class time" and "work placements" so that you can focus directly on school while attending the Personal Support Program through Fanshawe College, Conestoga College or Lambton College. VON will hire the graduated student upon successful completion of the PSW Program in London, ON and St. Thomas, ON

For more information about the program and/or to apply please view this link - https://jobs.jobvite.com/von/search?r=ON%20-%20South%20West&l=&c=&q=student%20initiative

Earn while you learn!

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations where required. For more information, please visit http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility

 
Come for the job, stay for the chance to make a real difference. 

In accordance with the Employer’s policy, Mandatory Vaccination: COVID-19, it is required that all VON Canada Nova Scotia Branch, VON Canada Ontario Branch and VON Canada (National) employees, contractors, volunteers and students be fully vaccinated (subject only to legitimate established exemptions of a medical nature or where there is a valid human rights exception).

To facilitate this policy, all VON Canada employees, students, contractors and volunteers will be required to provide written attestation confirming that they are fully vaccinated and reasonable proof of vaccination status, inclusive of any government-issued documentation.