Personal Support Workers (PSW’s)

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Bethell Hospice
  • Healthcare: Personal Support Worker / Caregiver
Casual / On Call
  • Ontario - Inglewood
  • Ontario - Halton Region
  • Ontario - Peel Region
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-05-152019-06-13

Bethell Hospice is Looking to Add Three Casual Personal Support Workers (PSW’s) to Our Team

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell Hospice is a non-profit organization, located in the scenic village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon.   Bethell provides exceptional and accessible hospice palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario.

Our person-centric approach to care fosters dignity, respect and comfort for our clients and their loved ones.  Bethell has a ten (10) bed residential hospice and provides programs which include in-home palliative support, bereavement and grief counselling, psycho-social spiritual care and community support for both children and adults.  At Bethell Hospice we have forty-five (45) staff members and, approximately one hundred and eighty (180) volunteers.  All of our services and programs are provided at no cost to clients. 

About the Role

Bethell Hospice is seeking dedicated and accomplished professional Personal Support Workers (PSW’s) for its residential hospice, located in Caledon, Ontario. Successful applicants will report to the Clinical Lead and will work a schedule to backfill vacant 8 hour shifts (evenings, nights, weekends and holidays), as needed. 

Personal Support Workers work in a multidisciplinary environment, alongside other clinical staff.  Successful applicants will provide client care, assistance and support in the daily living activities of our residents. 

We require employees who have graduated from an accredited Personal Support Worker Program, has a current C.P.R. certificate, with Palliative Care Certification and/or experience as an asset.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduated from an accredited PSW certificate program
  • Ability to work in a professional and respectful manner independently, as well as with direction within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in palliative care and or hospital experience preferred

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledgeable and committed to the hospice care philosophy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with residents, families and fellow employees
  • Familiar with the use of computers in particular, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proven ability to adapt readily to change
  • An ongoing interest to enhance palliative knowledge and skills
  • Ability to lift twenty-three (23) kilograms and assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and positioning in bed
  • Excellent organizational skills, to handle multiple and conflicting priorities

A vulnerable sector police check will be required prior to hiring

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Lisa Ward, HR Manager with the subject “PSW”.

Bethell Hospice offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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