Personal Support Worker


Personal Support Worker

County of Frontenac
Location: Glenburnie, Ontario
Posted: August 10th 2019
Deadline: October 9th, 2019

Fairmount Home is a licensed, long-term care home with 128 beds that is owned and operated by Frontenac County. Geographically, Frontenac County encompasses four Townships – North, Central, South, and Frontenac Islands. Almost 4,000 square kilometres from the northernmost tip to the Islands, Frontenac’s landscape and communities are richly diverse.

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Support Worker. This is a permanent, part-time position with a guaranteed minimum of 15 hours per pay period.

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) is part of an interprofessional team providing basic care and support to assist residents with their basic physical, psychological and social needs in accordance with an established plan of care. The PSW works with residents who may have a variety of health-related issues. The PSW is the primary basic care and support provider to residents and supports the effective operations of the Home. The PSW will carry out the duties in alignment to the organization’s mission, vision and values, and work to further its priorities.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Personal Support Worker certificate from a recognized Community College and/or an accredited program as legislated in the Long Term Care Homes Act
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience as identified in the Long Term Care Homes
  • Act may be considered including Graduate Nursing Assistant, Registered Practical Nurse, Graduated
  • Nurse, Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the Gentlecare philosophy
  • Demonstrated understanding, acceptance and commitment to promoting the Home’s mission, vision and values
  • Demonstrated commitment to resident/client-centered service/care
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate information to a diverse audience base
  • Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence in a professional, consistent and positive manner
  • Basic computer proficiency with solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to use patient care software applications (e.g. MED e-care)
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen
Additional Information

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one document outlining your skills and qualifications as they relate to the position, quoting the competition number FMT-19-044.

Contact Information
County of Frontenac
069 Battersea Road,
Glenburnie, Ontario, Canada
K0H 1S0

Fax: 613-548-8460
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