Location: Bowmanville, ON
Number of positions: 1
Work Hours: 8-hr. Day Shifts, Monday – Friday.
Some Flexibility (9 am – 5 pm or 10 am – 4 pm)
Pay: $17 – $18 (Negotiable on Experience)
Benefits (Yes/No?): No
Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: “Fit” will be considered; no formal experience required; could count household management (stay at home parents, caregivers, etc.
Own Transportation Required: No
Start Date: Immediately (January 21/2022)
Main Responsibilities: Medication administration, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship, events and appointments coordination, answering of inquiries regarding life skills and community information or liaison, and supervision for up to 11 – 12 male and/or female (1:10 ratio, male-to-female. currently) adults living with mental illness (all are outpatients of Ontario Shores).
- CPR & Criminal Reference Check
- Will train: Personal Support Worker (PSW)
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI)
- Medication Administration
- Natural Consequences, etc.
Courses an asset but not required
Social Interaction: Important – Dependent on residents’ needs
**Successful candidates will be required to submit valid proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 2-doses (2-doses + booster preferred)
Company Culture: Communal and respectful environment; open to and knowledgeable about mental health issues; supportive and independent, with mindfulness of self-management techniques and community resources, etc..
Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role: Compassionate yet sensible; enjoys imparting life skills and stories; knows basic nutritional requirements and is patient if certain clients are quiet (some clients take medication with sedative properties and rest a lot)
Communication: English spoken; steady and effective