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Part-time Community Resource Facilitator PSW

at CarePartners in Palmerston

CarePartners is currently seeking a passionate Personal Support Worker (PSW) to work as a Community Resource Facilitator helping to support our Integrated Living Assistance Program (IALP) for community work in our Personal Support and Homemaking program. We are looking for energetic and dedicated Personal Support Workers with a Recreation Background to help clients in our community, with activities of daily living, daily programming and community outreaches. The ideal candidate is able to support and participate with programing, exercise programs and activity setting.

This is a part-time position located in our Palmerston office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs programs based on identification of community gaps and client identified individual need/interest
  • Ensures program design is grounded in best practice and outcomes achieved in similar jurisdictions
  • Ensures programs are flexible, provide variety and can be modified to respond to changing needs over time
    • Provides mentorship to personal support staff and assists with personal care to IALP patients as required
    • Identifies to the IALP LHIN Care Coordinator other potential residents who may benefit from the IALP Program
    • Supports PSW staff and patients regarding safe use of key lock boxes
    • Ensures IALP Program Profile Forms are maintained and regularly updated in the IALP Resource kept at each neighborhood base office
    • Records data related to the IALP indicators for Personal Support Manager submission to the LHIN monthly
    • Maintains PERS units

 Qualifications: 

  • Must hold a valid certificate as a Personal Support Worker in Ontario
  • Knowledge and skill related to geriatrics enhanced through clinical experience as a PSW
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a health care and/or community base setting
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills
  • Excellent group session facilitation and teaching skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and collaborate

To apply please email: Recruiter.Amanda@CarePartners.ca

Please tell them you saw the job posted here on the Region of Waterloo, Employment Ontario Job Board.

 CarePartners promotes and facilitates, as appropriate, the immunization of employees in order to provide a safe working environment for its employees, to deliver safe care to patients and to fulfill its commitment to evidence- based health promotion. In accordance with Public Health and Government directives CarePartners has implemented safety protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. All employees will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as directed by CarePartners and mandated by public health authorities. All new hires of CarePartners are required at this time to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with our policies and procedures.

CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.

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