Relief Personal Support Worker – more than 1 required (union position)

Meighen Health Centre
November 27, 2019
Toronto, Canada
Job Type
$19.27 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Director, Employee Relations:
Closing date
December 31, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The Salvation Army’s flagship Meighen Health Centre is a not-for-profit, faith-based continuum of care, providing a high standard of holistic person-centered health care services to the residents of a 168 bed long term care home and to residents of an 80 suite retirement residence. We demonstrate Christian values and are a transforming influence in the lives of our residents, families, staff, volunteers and the community. We are inspired by our Mission and Values and CARE about the work we do!


  • Provides for personal care in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, the resident plan of care and within the scope of practice of a PSW
  • Contributes to and follows a plan of care to meet residents’ assessed need
  • Is responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of personal care delivered
  • Demonstrates a professional working knowledge of all equipment used in the delivery of nursing care
  • Follows all corporate policies and procedures
  • Seeks direction from the RPN and/or RN when resident need exceeds experience or scope of practice
  • Observes, reports, records resident conditions and follows care plans as directed by the RN and/or RPN
  • Assists in maintaining an environment appropriate to meet residents individualized needs


  • Must possess certification as a Personal Support Workers through a recognized College or educational institution. Consideration will be given to those with a valid Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in a long-term care setting is preferable
  • Proficiency in interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with WORD, email, internet use and computerized documentation an asset


  • Knowledge and familiarity with computer operations and software applications, including resident records
  • Current knowledge of issues and trends including best practices in the enhancement of quality of life
  • Knowledge of current quality improvement and risk management concepts and approaches with special emphasis on the prevention of falls and least restraint policies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English


***You must be available to work evenings and weekends

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually



The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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