Personal Support Worker, Finch, REF232R

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care

Company DescriptionJOIN A GREAT TEAM, DOING GREAT WORK!Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (“Yee Hong”) is one of the largest not-for-profit, culturally-appropriate seniors care organizations in Canada. At several campuses of care and other service locations across the Greater Toronto Area, Yee Hong offers a full continuum of services including active seniors programs, adult day programs, caregiver support services, transportation, meals on wheels, congregate dining, home care, long-term care, and hospice/palliative care. Yee Hong’s vision is “Seniors living their lives to the fullest – with health, independence and dignity”. In their living setting of choice, seniors and their families are supported to optimize their physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being.

Yee Hong also supports other organizations with innovating seniors care through its advisory services, training and learning centre, and research. Since the start of our operations 1994, Yee Hong has been successfully accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada seven consecutive times for our teams’ commitment to highest quality care and service excellence.As a recipient of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award in 2020 and renewed in 2021 and 2022, Yee Hong is committed to innovation, diversity, teamwork, integrity, collaboration and accountability. Our people are the reason our residents and clients receive excellent care and enjoy a high quality of life. Yee Hong’s progressive organizational culture and work environment attract, retain and develop the best staff, volunteers and students.

Yee Hong is inviting applicants to apply for this exciting opportunity. We commit to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace, and offer a rewarding career as a member of our stellar team.Job DescriptionThe Personal Support Worker (PSW) will provide personal care to assist clients in their daily activities and personal hygiene. The PSW will support the clients’ physical, social and emotional needs in a safe manner, in accordance with the organization’s resident-centred approach, complying with relevant government standards, residents’ rights and the organizations mission and philosophy.QualificationsGraduate of an approved Personal Support Worker course in Ontario, or equivalentExperience in long term care setting an assetCurrent CPR CertificateExcellent customer service and interpersonal skillsAbility to take initiative, problem solve and time manageAbility to work independently as well as be an active, positive team playerComputer literacyAbility to speak and converse in Chinese an assetAdditional InformationWorking Conditions:Temporary full time position for 3 months, with possibility of extensionConsiderable standing, walking, lifting and bendingExposure to all resident care elements through regular resident contact.Ability to work day shift, including weekends and short shifts. May be required to work an alternate shift(s) to meet operational needs (e.g., emergency, training, accommodation, etc.) as per scheduling practicesInterested applicants may apply by March 11, 2024 quoting reference number REF232ROur people are our greatest strength and the core of our success.

We invest in our employees’ wellbeing and support their ongoing learning and development. We offer:Competitive total compensation packageMulti-employer pension planProfessional development opportunitiesOngoing learning and developmentEmployee education assistance programAward winning corporate cultureSafe, inclusive and supportive work environmentYee Hong is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.Successful applicants must provide a recent satisfactory vulnerable sector police reference check and medical clearance certificateFor current Yee Hong employees, please indicate your Employee Number on the resume

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