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Chartwell Rockcliffe Retirement Residence

Chartwell Rockcliffe Retirement Residence

Position:  Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Region:  Ottawa

Description:  

Reference ID: 11209-11-107267

The Personal Support Worker provides personal care and other services to residents in a safe efficient manner, according to the policies and procedures of the retirement residence.

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assists and attends to residents’ special needs as required;
  • Provides food preparation, dining room service, busing and dishwashing services in accordance with established work routines;
  • Provides personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
  • Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
  • Operates and cleans equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all resident areas as per work routines;
  • Provides medications to residents according to the residence’s policies and procedures for medication administration;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The ideal candidates will possess:
  • Previous work experience in providing laundry, food or personal care services;
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent;
  • Post secondary education in related care fields [e.g. Personal Support Worker (PSW), Health Care Aide (HCA) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) certification] is preferred;
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
  • Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints;
  • Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness;
  • Must be able to operate related equipment.



Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Casual

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, October 19, 2017

How to Apply:  

Apply Online.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search, which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.

Chartwell Retirement Residences (“Chartwell”) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Chartwell's Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Chartwell's hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.




Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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