Personal Support Worker – Grad Program (Ros Initiative)

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: Approx. 6 months
Location: Newmarket,Vaughan / Ontario
Date Posted: November 05, 2020
Date Closing: December 31, 2020
Number Of Positions: 11


$26.62 to $28.93 per hour
This is an Addition to staff
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (Long Term Care)

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director of Care/Supervisor of Care, and under the guidance and direction of the Registered Nursing staff, is responsible for providing care, support, assistance, and supervision to residents/clients in the Health Care Centre; promoting independence in activities of daily living, including restorative care, and working in collaboration with members of the client care team.

Major Responsibilities

•Participates with other members of the Care Team in promoting the health, wellbeing and independence of residents/clients.
•Performs basic care procedures which s/he has been prepared for through instruction and training by Registered Nursing staff.
•Promotes independence in Activities of Daily Living (ADL) by assisting with personal hygiene, dressing, transferring and toileting.
•Reports changes in residents’ physical, mental, and/or emotional condition to the Registered Nurse or designate.
•Immediately reports any problems or incidents involving residents and/or staff to the Registered Nurse in Charge.
•Receives verbal and/or written reports from outgoing shift members and documents incidents and conditions occurring on previous shift.
•Liaises and promotes positive relationships with the medical and facility staff, residents, families and visitors.
•Attends and actively participates in relevant training programs and team meetings.
•May occasionally be required to respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours, as related to the Departmental Emergency Plan.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.


•Completion of a Personal Support Worker certificate program or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Must have graduated from the training program on or after April 1, 2020.
•Up to one (1) year experience or practicum placement with resident care in a long-term care facility or other geriatric environment.
•Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC), and Post Offer Employment Testing

How to Apply

Please apply via e-mail by sending your resume to, quoting competition #25822 byDecember 31, 2020. All job vacancies are recorded on a 24-Hour Career Line and may be accessed by calling 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75508.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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