Careers

Personal Support Worker

Peterborough and Surrounding Area

Feeling burnt out from your typical PSW job?

Longing to put meaning back into your work?

Discouraged by a lack of support and appreciation from your supervisors?

 

Try something new and become a PSW with Home Instead!

 

We are looking for Personal Support Workers to serve seniors in their homes in Peterborough/Lindsay, Ontario and the surrounding area.

 

BENEFITS Offered:

  • Flexible schedule (a variety of shifts available)
  • Longer client visits (minimum shifts of 3 hours)
  • Paid mileage for errands, driving seniors to appointments
  • Warm and caring culture
  • Supportive management
  • Paid training
  • Social events
  • Rewards for providing exceptional care!

 

Typical tasks include:

  • Building a meaningful relationship with a senior
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Running errands, possibly taking our seniors to appointments
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assist with bathing, grooming, toileting, incontinence care
  • Alzheimer’s Care, Hospice Care

 

REQUIREMENTS to be a PSW:

  • Ability to treat seniors with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly, congenial manner
  • Can complete a criminal background check, driver’s abstract and a vulnerable sector check
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and valid insurance with a reliable car
  • Possess a PSW certificate
  • Have open availability

 

Compensation: $18 per hour, plus bonuses

*PSWs must be certified by an accredited educational institution*

Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com/3048

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