Personal Support Worker

  • Personal Support Worker

    Employment Opportunity at Helen Henderson Care Centre

    Join our team in Amherstview and help us provide exceptional care for our residents.

    We are currently looking for a part-time:

    Personal Support Worker

    We care about your quality of life - As such, we offer stable employment in a rewarding environment with a competitive salary. This is a family business that will help you succeed.


    • Possess and provide a diploma for a PSW course from a certified educational facility. Preference will be given to individuals with Long-Term Care experience;
    • Good physical, emotional and mental health as well as maturity;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a willingness to take direction from supervisors and charge staff;
    • Capable of accepting constructive criticism and make the appropriate changes to correct areas of concern;
    • Physically capable of performing strenuous activities of daily work life such as bending, lifting and transferring residents, pushing wheelchairs, operating mechanical lifts, etc.;
    • Must be resident focused in the provision of his/her care delivery to our customers;
    • Perceptive and capable of providing steady, high-quality/consistent care as part of a team environment;
    • Open to change and demonstrate a willingness to learn;
    • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills;
    • Observe and report concerns and/or changes in resident or environmental conditions that could result in the safety, security and optimal delivery of care (physical or emotional) being compromised;
    • Physically capable and willing to work shifts (days, evening and nights);
    • Willing and capable of following oral and written instruction;
    • Kind and caring outlook and manner;
    • Knowledge of WHMIS.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • You are responsible to the residents of our home and their families and will ensure care delivery is always resident-focused and not staff-driven;
    • Performs under the direction of the Administrator, Director of Care, Assistant Director of Care and registered staff;
    • Carries-out established resident care in accordance with home policy & procedures and the resident care plan;
    • Ensures the safety of residents & staff by complying with all safety standards, regulations and legislation;
    • Provides care assistance for all residents with activities of daily living;
    • Assists with the cleaning and disinfecting of the home;
    • Serves meals;
    • Makes beds and keeps living areas clean and tidy;
    • Knowledge of RAI-MDS;
    • Computer Knowledge;
    • Record resident care on daily care flow sheets;
    • Knowledge of the Fire Safety Manual and willingness to participate in annual WHMIS training;
    • Assist with laundry services; and,
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Please submit your resume to:

    Sue Reynolds, Director of Care

    Helen Henderson Care Centre

    343 Amherst Drive

    Amherstview, ON K7N 1X3

    Fax: 613-384-9407


    Celebrating more than 50 years of family care



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