Fairvern Long Term Care Home is currently recruiting for a Personal Support Worker
Fairvern is located in Huntsville, Ontario and is owned and operated by the District Municipality of Muskoka. Being an employee of the District is an opportunity to work with ambitious teams where you can learn, grow, and contribute while building a rewarding career. We have a strong focus on health & wellness, and we are committed to creating and promoting respect, diversity, accessibility and inclusion in the workplace.
Fairvern has been serving seniors with care and dignity in our community for almost 40 years. Our cozy and comfortable home encompasses two resident home areas and a wonderful property on the river in Huntsville with plenty of outdoor spaces to roam about.
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), the PSW provides quality personal and bedside care to residents in accordance with individual resident care plans and the policies/procedures within the Pines Long Term Care Home.
What You Will Do:
- Under the direction of the Registered Staff, deliver nursing care that promotes resident/family choice and acknowledges the resident’s strengths and limitations as well as their need for safety and the safety of other resident/family and staff
- Assist residents with activities of daily living, including eating, toileting, dressing, personal care and bathing
- Make beds, clean commode chairs, wheelchairs, and other nursing equipment
What You Will Need:
- Personal Support Worker Certificate (8 months)
- Previous experience working with seniors, preferably in Long Term Care is an asset plus on- the-job orientation or training of up to 3 months
- Completed police record check, including vulnerable sector screening
What We Are Offering
This is an Open Recruitment Opportunity at the District, meaning we are always accepting resumes to be considered for all statuses as needed, which may include: Permanent or Temporary, Full-Time, Part-Time, and Casual. The hourly compensation range for this role is $22.73 - $23.48. The District is also proud to offer the following benefits to our permanent employees:
- Work-life flexibility
- Perks & Discounts
- Wellness Programs
- Paid Vacation
- OMERS Pension
- Health Benefits
- Paid Leaves
- Fostering & Fun Environment
- Professional Development
- Education Opportunities
The Next Step
If you have the necessary skills, experience and qualifications, and can support our vision and values (RISE: Respect, Innovation, Service and Equity), please submit your resume.
APPLY NOW. Visit our careers page for other opportunities: https://www.muskoka.on.ca/en/careers-and-volunteering/career-oportunities.aspx
Don’t Meet Every Single Requirement?
If you are excited about this role but you don’t meet all the outlined qualifications, we encourage you to apply anyway! You might be the right candidate for this role or another one.
Location: The District Municipality of Muskoka, Muskoka, ON
The District Municipality of Muskoka is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and LGBTQ+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities with equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and we are compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department as soon as possible. Accommodation may be provided in all steps of the hiring process.
Job Types: Casual, Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $22.73-$23.48 per hour
- Company events
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Discounted or free food
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Store discount
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision care
- Wellness program
Flexible Language Requirement:
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Morning shift
- Night shift
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Huntsville, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)
Work Location: In person