Attendant Services Worker - Assisted Living

Date: Posted 11-Sep-2014, Closing 01-Oct-2014 (PST)

Department: Assisted Living

Location: Guelph, ON, CAN

Pay Rate: $15.82 - $19.15

Pay Type: Hourly

Benefits: Provided for full time employees

Employment Type: Casual

We are currently looking for someone to work casual part time hours, days, evenings and night shifts.  If your schedule is flexible this is the opportunity for you. Please do not apply if you cannot fulfill this requirement.

You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity. Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply.

Responsibilities:

Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including:
• Transferring/positioning/turning
• Dressing/undressing
• Washing/bathing
• Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care
• Light housekeeping/laundry assistance
• Meal preparation/assistance with eating
• Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and/or speech therapist

Qualifications:
• PSW certification or experience in the field preferred
• Ability to work shifts including days, evenings and/or overnights
• Commitment to work alternate weekends
• Successful criminal reference check
• Employment medical

Environment Conditions:
Exposure to:
• Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action

Compensation:
Probationary - $15.82
Wage grid - $16.72-$19.15

Provided:
• Standard First/Aid CPR training
• Health and Safety Orientation
• Back Care, transfers and lifts training
• AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training
• Documentation training
• Other ongoing training opportunities
• Flexible scheduling
• Benefits for full time positions

*Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.

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