We are hiring for Personal Support Workers in the Greater Toronto Area

We are hiring for Personal Support Workers in the Greater Toronto Area.  If you are a certified PSW, Nurse, RN/RPN student or a foreign trained nurse licensed to practice overseas; we have the PSW job for you.

We offer flexible work schedule, competitive wages, benefits and professional development.  Join us for a rewarding career in health care and we would love to hear from you.

To apply to our Personal Support Worker role, please visit our website at Spectrum Health Care. Or send your application to recruitment@spectrumhealthcare.com with “OPSWA” included on your email subject line or on your cover letter.

About the position

As a PSW within Spectrum Health Care, you will be responsible for providing exceptional personal care to our clients in Toronto, Peel and York regions. The PSW will provide a safe environment, positive emotional support and thorough care of our clients. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about caring for others.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Travel time allowance
  • Group insurance benefits provided to eligible employees
  • Opportunity to participate & qualify for our guaranteed hours program
  • Professional development & training opportunities
  • Join one of our employee committees

Responsibilities:

PSWs are responsible for providing personal care, hygiene and assistance with activities of daily living for clients in the community. Other responsibilities include:

  • Adheres to the safe work/risk management policies and procedures of Spectrum Health Care
  • Works within the Ethical Practice Framework of Spectrum Health Care
  • Understands the range of services provided by each division of the Spectrum family and how it contributes to our model of Total Client Care
  • Continually assesses, anticipates, identifies and responds to new and changing needs of clients and communicates available Total Client Care resources to clients when appropriate

Experience/Qualification: 

  • Valid Level “C” CPR and Standard First Aid certifications;
    • and have one of the following healthcare qualifications:
      • a Personal Support Worker Certificate from a curriculum approved by the  Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities or the Ministry of Education
      • Home Support Worker (Level 2 or 3), or Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized curriculum thats moving towards to 100% PSW status
      • has a valid certificate as an RN, RPN or Practical Nurse
      • an RN/RPN Student who has successfully completed the first year of their program
      • Foreign-trained Nurse, Midwife or Physician that was licensed to practice on their country of origin
      • have a valid Personal Attendant, or Personal Attendant +2 certificate
      • Personal Support Worker (PSW) students (with successful completion of PA+2 level of training and verification of their transcript and household management experience)
      • certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant
      • a graduate of a paramedic program
    • Ability to stand, bend, walk, crouch, kneel and reach freely and for extended periods; ability to lift 23 kilograms independently; ability to assist clients with standing, walking, sitting; able to reposition clients in bed.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional personal care and customer service.
    • Valid Vulnerable Sector Criminal Check
    • Updated immunization record
    • Proficient verbal and written English communication skills
    • Flexible work schedule (Monday to Friday and Saturday to Sunday)
    • Valid G level driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle to work in Peel and York Region

About Spectrum Health Care

For more than 40 years, whether our patients/clients are at home, in the hospital or in a long-term care facility, we offer compassionate care coupled with quality service. To us, quality service means, listening closely to our clients, partnering with them and treating them with courtesy and respect. We are a fully accredited provider of home health care services dedicated to exceptional services, quality and professional employee development.