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We are currently recruiting for the following positions at hospice staff team.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please note that, due to our location in Inglewood, it is necessary to have your own transportation.

For more information click on the position description below.

Casual Personal Support Workers (PSW)

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell Hospice is a non-profit organization, located in the scenic village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon.   Bethell provides exceptional and accessible hospice palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario.

Our person-centric approach to care fosters dignity, respect and comfort for our clients and their loved ones.  Bethell has a ten (10) bed residential hospice and provides programs which include in-home palliative support, bereavement and grief counselling, psycho-social spiritual care and community support for both children and adults.  All of our services and programs are provided at no cost to clients.

About the Role

Bethell Hospice is seeking dedicated and accomplished professional Personal Support Workers (PSW’s) for its residential hospice, located in Caledon, Ontario. Successful applicants will report to the Clinical Lead and will work a schedule to backfill vacant 8 or 12 hour shifts (evenings, nights, weekends and holidays), as needed.

Personal Support Workers work in a multidisciplinary environment, alongside other clinical staff.  Successful applicants will provide client care, assistance and support in the daily living activities of our residents.

We require employees who have graduated from an accredited Personal Support Worker Program, has a current C.P.R. certificate, with Palliative Care Certification and/or experience as an asset.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduated from an accredited PSW certificate program
  • Ability to work in a professional and respectful manner independently, as well as with direction within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in palliative care and or hospital experience preferred

 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledgeable and committed to the hospice care philosophy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with residents, families and fellow employees
  • Familiar with the use of computers in particular, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proven ability to adapt readily to change
  • An ongoing interest to enhance palliative knowledge and skills
  • Ability to lift twenty-three (23) kilograms and assist clients with standing, walking, sitting and positioning in bed
  • Excellent organizational skills, to handle multiple and conflicting priorities

 
A vulnerable sector police check will be required prior to hiring

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Lisa Ward, HR Manager, at lward@bethellhospice.org with the subject “PSW”.

Bethell Hospice offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Evening Kitchen Support Worker

Evening Kitchen Support Worker – Temporary to January 31, 2021, 4 Days/Week, 4-7 p.m.

About Bethell Hospice

Bethell Hospice is a non-profit organization, located in the beautiful village of Inglewood, in the Town of Caledon, that provides exceptional and accessible hospice palliative care services to individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses. Our person-centered approach to care fosters dignity, respect and comfort for our clients and their loved ones in the Caledon, Brampton, Dufferin County and West Woodbridge regions of Ontario. Bethell Hospice also provides community programs that include in-home palliative, bereavement and grief counselling for children and adults. At Bethell Hospice our services and community programs are provided at no cost.

Our Mission and Values

Our mission is to provide excellent person-centered, palliative care through partnerships with our community. Our Vision is to be leaders in building a community that enables quality living and dying. We live our core values that show our caring and form the basis of all our decisions and actions including Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Teamwork, and Courage, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.

Overall Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Volunteer Lead, the Evening Kitchen Support Worker is responsible for preparing light evening meals for the residents in our 10-bed facility.

Benefits of Becoming a Bethell Team Member

Bethell House is a beautiful environment, where staff and volunteers feel tremendous purpose in collaborating to provide quality care.

Skills/Knowledge

  • Experience in Health and Safety requirements, including certification in Safe Food Handling and WHMIS
  • Takes pride in cooking and baking a variety of menu items for others
  • Adept at cleaning protocols to ensure sanitization of kitchen area, dishes, etc.
  • Good documentation to record resident dietary needs and track consumption
  • Flexible in nature, can manage multiple priorities at once

Hours of Work:

  • 4-7 p.m., 4 days a week

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, plus either Thursday or Monday depending on incumbent and organizational needs

Working Conditions:

  • A beautiful, spacious kitchen where you work independently

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bethell Hospice values the diversity of our team members and our clients and residents. Diversity at Bethell means having an inclusive workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and supported in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

Bethell Hospice offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes, in accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are contacted by Bethell regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require reasonable accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations:

Bethell Hospice has strict protocols in place to protect residents, visitors, employees and volunteers from COVID-19.  The kitchen is currently off-limits to residents, families and general staff members.

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