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Personal Support Worker (PSW) - Full time, Part time

Chartwell New Edinburgh Square Retirement Residence

Address:

420 MacKay Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1M 2C4

Job Type:

Full-Time

Reference ID:

11036-11-120982

Posted:

11/20/2020

Interested in a career that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others?  One where you are valued and respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential?  If so, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the place for you.

 

We are always looking for empathetic, positive and passionate individuals committed to Making People's Lives Better.  With over 200 residences across Canada, we have an opportunity for you that will make a difference in your life.

 

The Personal Support Worker provides personal care and other services to residents in a safe efficient manner, according to the policies and procedures of the retirement residence.

 

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assists and attends to residents’ special needs as required;
  • Provides food preparation, dining room service, busing and dishwashing services in accordance with established work routines;
  • Provides personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
  • Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
  • Operates and cleans equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all resident areas as per work routines;
  • Provides medications to residents according to the residence’s policies and procedures for medication administration;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Previous work experience in providing laundry, food or personal care services;
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent;
  • Post secondary education in related care fields [e.g. Personal Support Worker (PSW), Health Care Aide (HCA) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) certification] is preferred;
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
  • Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints;
  • Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness;
  • Must be able to operate related equipment.

Candidates must be available to work days, evenings, nights and weekends. 

To apply please email your CV/resume to lhalpenny@chartwell.com


All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search, which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.


Chartwell Retirement Residences (“Chartwell”) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. If you are a person with a disability and have a question or require assistance with the application process, please email accessibility@chartwell.com or call 1-888-663-6448.


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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