Website N/A Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre



Please note: this opportunity is posted by Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre on behalf of the employer.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Contributing as a valued member of the interdisciplinary care team
  • Assisting with daily living activities, such as personal care (rise and retire), assistance with household tasks, respite care, medication assistance, special functions
  • Promoting a safe environment by demonstrating proper body mechanics, safe transfer techniques, and home safety
  • Providing cognitive, social and/or emotional support to the patient
  • Preparing nutritious, varied and economical meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan, using proper food preparation, storage, and hygiene practices
  • Providing patient status reports and participate in patient/family care planning meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with patients with significant and complex care needs such as dementia and mental health
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle for which you are insured
  • Community Support Worker (e.g.) Personal Support Worker, Internationally Trained Nurse, Health Care Aid, Developmental Support Worker, Home Support Worker, or enrollment in a Nursing program
  • To protect our patients, we require current vulnerable sector check screening, a clear background check and proof of COVID 19 vaccination*

Certificated Required: PSW certificate and/or equivalency preferred

Vaccination Required: Yes


What We Offer:

  • 77 hours bi-weekly pay (hours of work will be 7, 12-hour shifts within a 2-week rotation inclusive of weekends
  • A special $500 to $750 bonus for signing-on
  •  PAID MILEAGE at 45 per/km
  • Paid orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
  • Access to group discounts, including exclusive discounts from various retailers
  • Total rewards program which includes health & dental benefits
  • A robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
  • Opportunities for continuing education and training
  • Hands on mentoring and leadership support
  • Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services


Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

  • A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their patients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team



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