Attendant Services Worker - Outreach

Date: Posted 28-Nov-2014, Closing 24-Dec-2014 (PST)

Department: Outreach

Location: Guelph, ON, CAN

Pay Rate: $16.03 - $19.35

Pay Type: Hourly

Benefits: provided for full time employees

Employment Type: Part Time

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.

 We are currently looking for someone to fill a permanent part time rotation, every other Saturday / Sunday 8am - 1pm. If you cannot work these hours please do not apply. The Outreach program runs from 6am - 12:30pm - you are welcome to pick up extra hours as well.

 A personal vehicle is a requirement. 

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
• Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance
• Ability to work shifts including days and/or evenings
• Commitment to work alternate weekends
• Successful criminal reference check
• Employment medical

Environment Conditions:
Exposure to:
• Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action
• Driving in inclement weather

Compensation:
Probationary - $16.03

Wage grid - $16.93-$19.35

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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