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Personal Support Worker – Contract

Homes First

This is a Part-time position in Toronto, ON posted July 18, 2017.

This position assists clients who are housed within Homes First Society maintain optimal health and mental health stability, while adhering to the mission statement and policies & procedures of Homes First Society.

Job Description:

  • assist clients with residency, meals, room cleaning, grooming and hygiene, laundry, recreational and leisure activities and health monitoring
  • arrange, remind and/or escort clients to medical, psychiatric, dental and diagnostic appointments and/or treatments
  • communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • excellent time management skills
  • about to work independently and in inter-dependent teams
  • Update client files accordingly, keep accurate records and document daily information

 

  • Personal Support Worker Certification or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of mental health issues and several years experience working with people with mental health issues.
  • Certificates in First Aid, CPR and Crisis Prevention
  • Ability to work shifts.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with the homeless population, diversity issues, anti-discrimination practices and systemic reasons for homelessness an asset
  • excellent interpersonal skills 

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: 22.72$ per hour