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Description

Highgate Residence is a retirement home located in the quite residential community of Ancaster. At Highgate our focus is on quality care of our residents including their spiritual, emotional, physical , social and cognitive needs. Our staff are always available to give a helping hand or willing to share a smile. Their attitude and commitment transform a building into ''Our Community''.

Location: Highgate Residence
325 Fiddlers Green Rd . Ancaster,ON.

Personal Support Worker

Duties:

Resident Care:

Assist with residents’ personal hygiene, which may include:
Bathing
Dressing
Fingernail care (clean, cut only; toenail care to be done only be specialized foot care person)
Perineal care
Mouth care
Skin care
Hair care
Assist residents with transfers and going to the toilet.
Assist when residents are ill and must remain in their room.
Assist with incontinence pads when necessary.
Deliver meal trays to ill residents’ rooms as required and remove meal tray within two hours of service.Answer emergency calls and provide assistance when needed
Follow daily, weekly, and monthly routines for specific duties.
Report and document any changes in residents’ physical or mental ability.
Identify residents’ increased needs for personal care.

Requirements

Level of education

Professional

Diploma

Certificate
In progress

Work experience (years)

0-2 years

Written languages

En : Beginner

Spoken languages

En : Beginner

Requested skills

Education:

 Minimum Grade 12 education.
 Personal Support Worker certificate from an approved community college;  Home Support Worker, Level II or III.
 The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English.

Equal Opportunity Employer

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.