Personal Attendant

 In
Cheshire Published on January 14, 2020 (7 days ago)
Location
Stratford, ON
Job Type
Full-time
Category
Health Care

Description

Since 1979, Cheshire has been a non-profit, government-funded organization that works to enable adults with significant physical disabilities and frail seniors to live actively, independently and with dignity in their own community.

Cheshire’s Personal Attendants come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Whether they are employed on a part-time or full-time basis, these dedicated individuals assist consumers with many aspects of their personal care and mobility.

By providing 'Person-Centered' support, Cheshire empowers our consumers by tailoring their care to their own unique needs, interests, requests, and preferences.

“[We] need to set our sights high, to be satisfied with nothing less than the best, and to commit ourselves totally and unreservedly to participate in the struggle to build a more liveable world.”

- Leonard Cheshire

Please apply if you possess all of the following:

A PSW, DSW certificate or experience in a similar role
A valid Canadian Driver’s License and have regular access to a reliable vehicle
A valid automobile insurance with liability coverage
A current and negative Police Vulnerable Sector Check
Able to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends and understand the nature of our work and the importance of good attendance and reliability
You can rotate on Pager and On-call pager responsibilities as a normal part of your rotation
You possess knowledge/ability of proper body mechanics and safe lifting/ transferring techniques
We offer a competitive starting pay rate of $20.58/hr and compensation for mileage and travel time. Part-time employees are eligible to receive 8% in lieu of benefits. On the job training, development opportunities, Emergency First Aid and CPR (re)certification are also provided by the agency.

Please forward your cover letter and resume via Indeed.com to Lindsay Pierce

Subject Line: Perth Personal Attendants

Fax to 519-439-4815 or we are located at #2-1111 Elias Street, London ON N5W 5L1

Cheshire Homes of London is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders. As an agency, we advocate all requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005) as part of our organizational mission and core values. Upon request, accommodations are available during the application or interview process; please contact the HR Coordinator listed on this posting for assistance.

We thank all interested applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.58 /hour

Experience:

Personal Support Work: 1 year (Required)
Location:

Stratford, ON (Required)
Licence:

G or G2 Class Driver's Licence and Valid Auto Insurance (Required)
PSW /DSW (Preferred)

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