PSW/DSW SUPPORT SERVICE WORKER
The Support Service Worker is a multi-functional paraprofessional who is responsible for the delivery of in home support and personal care to ill, frail, handicapped and disabled persons of all ages so that they may remain independent in their homes and communities for as long as possible. The Support Service Worker collaborates with the Children's Services Worker, Alternative Care Worker, Case Manager and other Health staff, to ensure the provision of culturally appropriate support and assistance to eligible clients.
Qualifications and Requirements: A minimum one-year PSW Certificate is required and preference to applicants with awareness or familiarity of developmental services practice. A Developmental Service Worker DSW Certificate is appropriate with willingness for providing personal support worker care also. A minimum of two (2) years direct experience in the provision of in home personal care and/or community based home care service delivery; experience in the facilitation and/or coordination of community programs and services is an asset. Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualification to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.
Must have: A Personal Support Worker Certificate or be willing and able to complete Personal Support Worker Certificate training; demonstrate the willingness and ability to work with clients of all ages, including infants, children, adults and the elderly; possess a Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; be able to work flexible hours in a home, school, and/or community setting as required; must have a valid Ontario G driver’s license and access to a reliable, personal vehicle with a one million liability auto insurance coverage; a satisfactory criminal record check.
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Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.