Personal Support Worker - Continuous Opening

Municipal Corporation Thorold Niagara Region

Job Posting #21740

Personal Support Worker - Continuous Opening

Closing Date: Department:
Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
Community Services
Salary:Work Hours:
$23.03 - $23.52 per hour
0 hrs / week


Under the supervision of registered nursing staff, assist with the care of residents in the long-term care homes in accordance with the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of Senior Services. 

Report observations and all signs and symptoms of change in a resident (emotional, physical and cognitive) to registered staff. 

Perform and collaborates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in accordance with the Long-Term Care Homes Act and the Roles and Responsibilities document.


  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent. 
  • Certificate from an approved Personal Support Worker (PSW) Course or a minimum of one year of successful completion of a recognized Registered Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse program, if currently enrolled.
  • Training in Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) preferred.


  • Minimum of one month of current (within the last 3 years) experience in a long term care setting.
  • Knowledge of resident/client safety issues and demonstrated capacity to apply resident/client safety practices

Special Requirements

  • Good attendance record
  • Physically and mentally capable of performing the duties of the job and have an excellent rapport with residents.
  • Must be able and available to work all shifts, weekends, and statutory holidays, as required.
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate including a vulnerable sector search.

Shift Information

This position will require availability for all shifts (day, evening, night) including weekends and holidays. You must be willing and able to work up to 24 hours per week and declare a minimum availability of 32 hours per week.

Other Conditions

Successful applicants will have one primary home location and also have the opportunity to work in our other long term care facilities listed below
  • Gilmore Lodge - Fort Erie
  • Northland Pointe - Port Colborne
  • Rapelje Lodge - Welland
  • Woodlands of Sunset - Welland
  • Linhaven - St.Catharines
  • Upper Canada Lodge - Niagara on the lake
  • Deer Park Villa - Grimsby
  • Meadows of Dorchester - Niagara Falls

Conditions of offer include
  • obtaining a vulnerable sector police clearance that is less than 6 months old from date of hire
  • satisfactory completion of Mantoux Baseline 1 and 2 Clearance (or chest x-ray)
  • presenting educational qualifications - completion of High School and Personal Support Worker program
  • satisfactory completion of a physical assessment

  • In order to be employed in our seniors division or any long term care facility, you must possess a current vulnerable sector police clearance that is less than 6 months old. Although it is at the candidate’s discretion, it is encouraged that you obtain a vulnerable sector police clearance due to the length of process time.

    Closing Statement

    Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

    Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

    We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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