Entry Level Caregiver / PSW / Support Worker (No Certification Required)

by Cheshire Independent Living Services

Position Type: Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 01, 2024
Cheshire Independent Living Services

Job Description


Entry Level Caregiver / PSW / Support Worker (No Certification Required)

Cheshire Independent Living Services is looking for Personal Attendants!

We are caring people, who care for people. A career with Cheshire means an opportunity to make a difference by supporting frail seniors and adults with physical disabilities to remain active and independent in their own homes and communities. Apply your skills and caring in this rewarding career because what you do matters. Every day.

Cheshire serves frail seniors and persons with significant disabilities to live actively and independently in their own homes and community.

Compensation:

  • Starting rate of pay $24,28 for direct care services (including applicable government enhancement subsidies of $3/hr).
  • Compensation for Travel TimeStaff Education and Development or Team Meetings at $21.28/hr
  • PLUS Mileage Reimbursed at $0.43/km as applicable

We offer an excellent benefits package for Full-Time staff including:

  • Extended Healthcare and Dental coverage
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life and Dependent Life Insurance
  • RPP Matching

Part-time employees are eligible to receive 8% in lieu of benefits in addition to vacation.

Training: Cheshire offers on-the-job training and development opportunities. Emergency First Aid and CPR (re)certification are also provided by Cheshire.

Please apply if you possess all of the following:

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of others, every day.
  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • A valid Canadian Driver’s License and have regular access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid automobile insurance with liability coverage
  • Able to work a variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends and understand the nature of our work and the importance of good attendance and reliability

A PSW, DSW certificate or experience/education in a similar role is an asset but not required. Successful Candidates will be required to obtain a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Job Types: Seasonal, Casual, Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $21.28-$24.28 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Social distancing, masking policy, PPE, sanitization schedule, etc

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have any significant allergies or fears of animals such as cats or dogs which would prevent you from doing the tasks required of this position?
  • Cheshire is predominantly an in-home care provider, are you willing to drive to (and complete bookings in) consumer's homes?

Language:

  • English (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • G2 or G class drivers license, insurance and vehicle? (required)

Work Location: In person

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