Cheshire Homes of London Inc. 1111 Elias Street , London, ON, Canada
Mar 09, 2018Part-time
PSWs Apply Today! Cheshire is now hiring permanent part-time PSWs AND Nursing Students for summer contracts ~ Making Independence Possible within London & across Elgin, Middlesex, Huron, Oxford, and Perth Counties ~ Since 1979, Cheshire has been a non-profit, government-funded organization that works to enable adults with significant physical disabilities and frail seniors to live actively, independently and with dignity in their own community. Cheshire’s Personal Attendants come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Whether they are employed on a part-time or full-time basis, these dedicated individuals assist consumers with many aspects of their personal care and mobility. By providing 'Person-Centered' support, Cheshire empowers our consumers by tailoring their care to their own unique needs, interests, requests, and preferences. ‘[We] need to set our sights high, to be satisfied with nothing less than the best, and to commit ourselves totally and unreservedly to participate in the struggle to build a more liveable world.’ Leonard Cheshire Please apply if you possess the following: London requires a certification in PSW or DSW Summer Student Nurses will have completed first year in an RPN program or second year of a BScN program Counties require certification or similar experience in the field A valid Canadian Driver’s License and regular access to a reliable vehicle Valid automobile insurance with liability coverage A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (or will obtain one) Able to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. You understand the nature of our work and the importance of good attendance and reliability You can rotate on Pager and On-call pager responsibilities as a normal part of your rotation You understand the importance of proper body mechanics and safe lifting/ transferring techniques We offer a competitive starting rate of $19.87/hr+ and compensation for mileage and travel time. Part-time employees are eligible to receive 8% in lieu of benefits once probation is complete. On the job training, development opportunities, Emergency First Aid and CPR (re)certification are also provided by the agency. Please apply by forwarding your cover letter with resume to the recruitment team at email@example.com and noting in the email subject line the area in which you are looking to work (i.e. Elgin, Perth, Oxford, London, etc) Subject Line: PSWs for ________ Fax to 519-439-4815 or we are located at #2-1111 Elias Street, London ON N5W 5L1 Cheshire Homes of London is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders. As an agency, we advocate all requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005) as part of our organizational mission and core values. Upon request, accommodations are available during the application or interview process; please contact the HR Coordinator listed on this posting for assistance. We thank all interested applicants however only those possessing the above qualifications will be contacted.