REPOST Transitional Behavioral Support Unit (TBSU) has an opportunity for a
HEALTH CARE AIDE, TEMPORARY PART TIME
(APPROX. 7 MONTHS)
30 Hours Bi-Weekly – Evenings/including alternate weekends (shifts may be subject to change)
SEIU Service Hourly Pay Rate: $22.1839 - $22.7632
This 27 bed unit houses the 23 bed specialized transitional behavioral support unit as stipulated by the Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007. The residents on this unit receive a higher level of support that they would in other long term home environment with enhancements to both care delivery and physical environment. The staff on this unit will focus on improving quality of life and outcomes for individuals with challenging behaviors by providing the right care for the right person in the right environment.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Supports, in consultation with the Registered Nurse/ Registered Practical Nurse, the physical and personal care needs of the client including, but not limited to: hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care Supports their independence, dignity, social, emotional and cultural well- being Initiates and maintains a relationship with the client, their family and other care providers
Qualifications include but are not limited to: Current P.S.W. certificate from a recognized community college or educational institute or equivalent combination of education and experience Experience in Long-Term Care with clients in day programs or residents in a Long-Term Care setting preferred Certificate in Dementia Care preferred Training in Gentle Persuasive Approach and U-First preferred Psychogeriatric experience, i.e. mental health assessment and intervention and working with responsive behaviours including various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues preferred Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills Basic computer skills – Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred