Personal Support Worker – Sample Job Posting

EMPLOYER: Community Educational Health Centre

Counsellor Aide (Personal Support Worker)
RESPONSIBLE TO: Senior Counsellor


Provides basic care to visually impaired multi-handicapped adults

• Assists in the organization and scheduling of leisure time

• Assists in the purchase, care, and repair of personal belongings

• Assists in the administration of medications

• Assists in personal hygiene and basic care

• Provides sighted guide & transportation.

• Provides attendant care services to specified clients , including transferring, lifting, bathing, feeding, and personal care.

• Provides other assistance, including informal counselling, as needed
Assists in the implementation of behaviour management and lifeskills training programs

• Collects baseline data

• Maintains records, implements established programs as directed

• Provides input regarding the effectiveness of programs
Coordinates the daily activities of the group home

• Assists in group meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal preparation

• Ensures the basic maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of the home

• Purchases household goods as needed

• Helps to resolve interpersonal conflicts
Represents our health centre to the community at large

• Maintains a professional manner at all times in the performance of her/his duties

• Protects and promotes the welfare, dignity, and individual rights of our clients at all times

• Adheres to the goals, policies, and aims of our centre in all professional activities


CA or Relief Qualifications

• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Post secondary studies in a related field preferred
• Experience working with the physically disabled in a residential setting
• Some knowledge of behaviour management principles
• Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, and other attendant care duties.
• Personal Support Worker training preferred. (we may provide training and certification for otherwise qualified internal candidates)
• Superior interpersonal skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills

Pay Scale – CA/Relief