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Mississauga Cooksville, Erindale, Streetsville, Brampton South

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOR PSWs & CARE GIVERS LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW, LEARN AND BE PART OF A FAMILY ORIENTED CULTURE.

Homewatch CareGivers of Mississauga is looking for compassionate, reliable, dependable, honest and competent Caregivers and Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to join our team and care for clients in their homes in Mississauga and parts of Brampton.

Responsibilities :
Delivery of care in compliance with a client’s care plan which can include:

  • Safety and companionship
  • Light housekeeping, linen and laundry change
  • Menu planning, meal preparation and setup
  • Personal grooming like bathing OR getting dressed
  • Moving around: getting in and out of the bed/shower
  • Medication reminders
  • Helping a person with Alzheimer's or Dementia by grounding and orienting them
  • Toileting/incontinence assistance
  • Errands like grocery shopping and picking up prescriptions
  • Transportation (will require a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance)

Caregivers will be required to observe and document client conditions as per company’s standards. Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients, and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary. Caregivers are not allowed to smoke in clients’ homes and must have their own transportation.

Compensation :

  • Competitive hourly pay depending on certification and experience
  • Training
  • Incentive programs
  • Free access to the Homewatch CareGivers University – online accredited courses for caregivers with self-paced study and e-certificates

About Us

Homewatch Caregivers of Mississauga provides home care services in Mississauga and parts of Brampton. We are the latest Canadian franchise of Homewatch CareGivers International, In 1980, Homewatch CareGivers established its mission to preserve dignity, protect independence, and provide peace of mind to our clients and their loved ones by providing exceptional home care. By delivering high-quality caregiver services across USA, Canada and other countries, Homewatch CareGivers helps improve the quality of life for those in our communities as well as provide meaningful employment opportunities. We are managed by a team with extensive health care and home care experience, and offer employees a strong family-oriented culture and professional, accredited training that addresses relevant health and wellness issues.

REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required :

  • At least 1 year of experience as a caregiver in a professional or personal home care setting or skilled facility. Nursing students with no experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Must be able to function with minimal supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the client.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. English mandatory, additional languages a plus.
  • Able to work days, evening, nights and weekends

Requirements :

  • Valid Canadian citizenship/RP
  • Recent Police criminal check/Vulnerability sector check
  • Immunization record
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Smartphone
  • Reliable vehicle and auto insurance (not mandatory for caregivers who will not be driving clients)
  • At least two professional references
  • For PSWs: Valid & current PSW certificate, First Aid/CPR and TB Test

Physical Qualifications :
This is a physically demanding job. Caregivers are expected to be do the following on a regular basis.

  • Able to bend, climb, stoop, reach and stand an average of 5 hours per day on a frequent basis with good hand, arm and shoulder dexterity
  • Able to lift 20 – 30 kg and assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and rolling in bed
  • Able to use tools necessary for job

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  1. I understand and agree that any consequential omissions or misrepresentations made by me on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application and/or termination by Homewatch CareGivers if I have been employed. I understand that any offer of employment will be at the will of Homewatch CareGivers and that the company reserves the right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without prior notice and that I am free to resign at any time with or without prior notice. I understand that no representative of the company has the authority to make any assurances to the contrary.
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