Personal Support Assistant

Jarlette - Val Caron, ON (30+ days ago)

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Ref #: LEC202003
Closing: April 16 2020
Part Time - Temporary
Elizabeth Centre, Val Caron, Ontario

Join Our Team As A Personal Support Assistant!

Jarlette Health Services is a family-centric organization that has built a tradition of excellence in making an outstanding difference in the lives of the residents, families, employees, and communities it serves. As a proudly Canadian organization, with 14 Long Term Care Homes and 6 Retirement Lodges across Ontario, Jarlette Health Services has established itself as an industry leader with over 40 years of experience in the dynamic senior care sector.

At this time, we are looking for passionate, results-driven individuals to join and grow with our team. Jarlette Health Services is proud to offer competitive wages, benefit packages and career advancement opportunities. Under the direction of the Registered Staff, the Personal Support Assistant is responsible and accountable for providing optimum services in the provision of activities of daily living, dining services, comfort and companionship to promote the wellbeing of each individual resident.

Ideal Candidate Traits, Qualifications and Job Duties

Secondary School Diploma preferred.
Provides day to day services and support to individual residents to offer a warm, safe environment , ensuring comfort and welfare needs are met;
Support and guide residents to home events that promote a positive resident experience;
Acts as a resident companion as directed; provides comfort and support and companionship to residents.
Practices safe food handling techniques throughout all aspects of food service;
Assists with table/tray preparation, service of beverages and accompaniments, and serving food;
Maintains a safe and clean environment for residents utilizing infection control principles
Experience in customer service or working with seniors preferred
Ability to work independently and/or as a member of a team
Ability to model the warmth of human connection in communicating with residents, families , and visitors
Sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others
Must demonstrate an active interest in ongoing education
Must be computer literate

Please note, employment with Jarlette Health Services will be contingent on receipt of a current Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening. Jarlette Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate individuals with disabilities through each stage of the recruitment process. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know.