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Nithview Community

Nithview Community is a seniors' community designed to provide several types of accommodation and services. Residents are able to choose the type of accommodation that is most appropriate for their care needs and continue to live within the community of care as their needs change. Emphasis is placed on assisting residents to live life to the fullest in this dynamic residential setting.

Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Kitchener-Waterloo & Area


Reporting to the Resident Life Coordinator, the Personal Support Worker will be an integral member of the Nursing team. This position is responsible for but not limited to: providing for the basic care and needs of residents, performing specific interventions from individual resident care plans and assist in the nursing process by observing and reporting changes in the residents’ physical and emotional condition.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A great attitude.
  • Graduate of Personal Support Worker program (or provincial equivalent program with a minimum of 600 hours of theory and practicum) at time of application.
  • Ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the nursing and health care practices as they relate to long term care and retirement home legislation.
  • Must have demonstrated sound skills and knowledge of providing person-centred care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the MOHLTC and the home.
  • Knowledgeable of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and respects and promotes these rights.
  • Effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively is essential.
  • Effective customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to working with seniors are required.
  • Ability to perform tasks that are necessary for the position, for example lifting/transferring residents.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet professional clinical infection protocols.
  • Ability to deal with responsive behaviour.
  • Basic computer skills are an asset.
  • Certificate in Dementia Care and U-First is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous improvement

Salary:  $18.00 to $21.00 /hour

Terms of Employment:  Full Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, March 30, 2018

How to Apply:  Apply Online

Location:  New Hamburg

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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