Personal Support Worker (PSW) - Extendicare/ParaMed

Job Details

Personal Support Worker (PSW)

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  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 10
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Shift
  • Education Education: High School

As an integral part of the home and community care team, you will support, encourage and provide independence for patients in their homes and community setting by assisting with activities of daily living. 

Why you’ll love working here: 

  • Best in class training and development programs 
  • Celebration and Recognition programs 
  • Part time and Full-time opportunities and flexible scheduling options 
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans 
  • Company paid mobile devices 
  • Mileage compensation 
  • Employee perks and exclusive offers 

What you’ll do:

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living including skin, hair, and oral care along with bathing, toileting, & peri-care
  • Prepare nutritious meals and snacks, including special diets, as determined by the care plan
  • Provide basic housekeeping tasks and companionship to help your patients enjoy a better quality of life

What you bring:

  • Valid Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and care when interacting with patients
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Passion for making a difference in your community
  • Valid driver license and access to a vehicle to travel to and from patient’s residences within a geographical area
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Screen

ParaMed is pleased to partner with the Ontario government to provide a $3/hour wage enhancement in addition to regular earnings.

ParaMed Home Health Care is Canada’s leading provider of home care service. We have been providing homecare and wellness solutions since 1974 and operate across Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. With 10,000 employees and over 75,000 patients, we are proud of the impact we bring to our communities through the delivery of high-quality patient centered care.

ParaMed is a division of Extendicare, the leading seniors care organization that also owns and operates long term care homes, and retirement homes.  

ParaMed recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our patients and team members from Covid-19. A condition of employment with ParaMed is that all new hires receive all required doses of a Covid 19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and ParaMed Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of ParaMed hiring process. 

Perks & Benefits

  • Retirement savings plans
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Dental care insurance coverage
  • Vision care insurance coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Performance bonuses
  • Retirement benefit plans
  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Excellent insurance coverage
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Great benefits
  • Terrific benefits
  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus program
  • Death benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement or payment for seminars and classes
  • Educational assistance
  • Career planning and development
  • Scholarships for children of employees
  • On the job training
  • Training opportunities
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Professional development
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Wellness programs
  • Mental health days
  • Employee wellness discounts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Awards or gift certificates
  • Theme days such as Halloween costume days and holiday cookie exchange days
  • Birthday card or note from executive
  • Service recognition program
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Commute allowance
  • Free drinks such as pop, coffee, tea, juice, and espresso
  • Standing desks
  • Lounge / nap areas
  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Company swag
  • Free coffee
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Flexible work hours
  • 5 Day work weeks
  • Terrific work environment
  • Flexible work environment
  • Childcare benefits
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ABOUT THE COMPANY

Canada’s Leading Home Health Care Services Provider for over 40 years.Since 1974 ParaMed Home Health Care has been caring for people in their homes, offering a full range of home health care services including personal care, homemaking, therapy and nursing services. But beyond the medical and personal support, ParaMed offers more to our clients by not just considering their condition but their character.Our ability to successfully match caregivers with clients has allowed us to grow into the largest home care team in Canada. With over 10,000 staff members and 75,000 clients, we ensure your family members receive a familiar face and dignified care.