Respite Personal Support Worker (Casual)

Terms of employment: 
Job Category: 
Health and Social Services
Position Location: 
Fort Frances
Giishkaandago'Ikwe Health Services
Job Description: 
The Respite Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing temporary respite, personal care, and companionship for alternative level of care clients during periods of caregiver vacancies within the home care setting while promoting independence, dignity, comfort, and wellness.
This is a casual position with a term lasting until March 31, 2025 .

  • Have successfully completed a training program wither as a certified Personal Support Worker or as a Personal Care attendant; or have a current registered Nursing Assistant Certification.
  • Must possess or willing to obtain certification in Palliative Care for Frontline Workers, Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP), or equivalent.
  • Must possess or willing to obtain Skin and Wound Care training for Unregulated Care Providers training.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, have a clean driver’s abstract, and be insurable.
  • Current updated immunization required.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain current First Aid and CPR qualifications.
  • Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records check.

Candidates are required to complete an employment application (see attached), a resume , a cover letter , and at least three employment references with one being from a current or most recent supervisor.
When submitting an application, refer to the competition number #2023-HS-45 .
This position will remain open until filled.

For more information, please visit the Giishkaandago'Ikwe Health Services Careers webpage:
Mailing address: 
Hiring Committee
P.O. Box 608
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M3

Please refer to the competition: #2023-HS-45 .