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Job Title:
Personal Support Worker - OPEN

Posted Date:
1/26/2018
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
College Certificate

Job Description

Personal Support Worker, relocation assistance to Thunder Bay

St. Joseph Care Group is known for living its values of Care, Compassion and Commitment. We are continuing a tradition that began more than 130 years ago of meeting the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario. Located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, we provide services in addictions & mental health, rehabilitative care & chronic disease management, and seniors' health. We have immediate openings for full-time, part-time, and casual on-call Personal Support Workers at the following sites: Hogarth Riverview Manor and St. Joseph's Heritage.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Personal Support Worker works under the close supervision of the Registered Nurse and Registered Practical Nurse, providing personal care to residents and respecting their physical, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs and preferences. Personal Support Workers are active members of the Interprofessional Team, assisting in the planning, implementation and ongoing evaluation of individualized resident focused plans of care, in compliance with the Long Term Care Homes Act.

QUALIFICATIONS
- Qualified candidates must possess a Personal Support Worker certificate
- Experience working with elderly clients
- Experience in a long term care home preferred
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as a team player
- Demonstrated regular attendance at work

WE OFFER
St. Joseph's Care Group cares about "Our People", and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our residents. As a Personal Support Worker, you will be offered:
- Competitive and progressive salary and benefit packages
- Opportunities to grow and contribute within a supportive team environment
- Ongoing professional development and advanced education
- Employee wellness initiatives
- Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
- Tuition loan program
- Employee and family assistance program

ABOUT THUNDER BAY
Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a metropolitan population of 120,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing, short commutes, and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.