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E3 Community Services Inc.
Collingwood, South Simcoe
E3 Community Services Inc.
Description of the role
Are you personable, caring, passionate, and empathetic?
Do you enjoy teaching new skills, being physically active, and getting involved in your community? Are you looking for more work/life balance in a position where you make a difference in our community? Raise your hand if that’s you! E3 is hiring Personal Support Workers (PSWs) with all of the above attributes.
What is a Personal Support Worker?
Personal Support Workers assist people with developmental disabilities to find a satisfying and purposeful place in their community by enhancing their quality of life; promoting growth; assisting with activities of daily living; honouring personal choice and informed decision-making and implementing individualized plans with attainable outcomes.
What is required to do this job? This role may also be called a Direct Support Provider, Community Support Worker, Social Service Worker, Unregulated Care Provider, Direct Support Professional, or Developmental Support Worker. Positive attitude and desire to care for vulnerable individuals to make their lives extra special Human services diploma (DSW, SSW, PSW) or equivalent is a Benefit but not required Current First Aid/CPR certification is an asset (paid training is provided if you do not already have this) Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification is an asset (paid training is provided if you do not already have this) Current Police and Vulnerable Sector Screen Ability to stand, lift, push, pull, bend, walk as needed to support individuals. Also, you will use mechanical lifts when required.
$22.90 per hour starting wage CAD
What is in it for you? Work in a fun and ever-changing environment helping people to lead their best lives possible while enjoying pursuits such as gardening, sports, cooking, crafts, music, games and activities of daily living. Competitive wages. Work/life balance; you will work 12 hour shifts, 7 out of every 14 days; every other weekend off because we understand that flexibility and family life outside of work is important to you. Generous time away from work policies, starting with 3 weeks of paid vacation per year for full time staff; paid floater days (an extra 24 hours per year) and personal time. Excellent comprehensive health, dental, life and retirement benefits for all full time staff through Manulife benefits and Cowan Insurance, including physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage, vision, short and long term disability and so much more! LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program for all staff including excellent, confidential mental health services and support for all members and family. RRSP with company contribution for full time staff. Full workplace accident insurance for all employees through Chubb Insurance.