Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCI Ontario) has 68 years of collective expertise in the
area of spinal cord injury, establishing the organization as a leader in its field. SCI Ontario’s mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities achieve independence, self-reliance,
and full community participation. SCI Ontario is a vibrant organization with 16 regional offices offering various programs and services including peer support, advocacy, community navigation, employment and attendant services. SCI Ontario values and recognizes the contributions of its employees and takes pride in supporting a personal work-life balance and being a workplace of choice.
As part of a dynamic provincial organization, the Personal Support Attendant will be a member of a team that supports the delivery of quality client services that are consistent with our philosophy of independent living and client-directed care. This is a part-time position carrying a master schedule of up to 29.5 hours including weekends.
The Personal Support Attendant will:
· Provide daily living assistance to adults with a physical disability living in their own
· Assist with client directed duties such as personal grooming, dressing, bathing, meal
preparation, light homemaking
· Travel throughout Toronto/GTA between clients
· Support the philosophy of independent living
- PSW Certification
- Vulnerable sector screening & CPR/First Aid certified
- Minimum 1 year relevant community outreach experience
- Ability to work independently and take direction well
- Must be able to communicate well in English, second language an
- Access to a reliable vehicle, an asset
Eligible candidates must be able to work non-traditional hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Service hours vary from 1 hour to 3 hours
depending on client. If you would like to make a meaningful contribution to people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities while working with a team whose credo is “Work Hard, Be Fair, Care”, we look forward to receiving your application. We offer competitive hourly wage, travel allowance, paid orientation, on-going educational activities, Employee Assistance Program and regular team meetings.
SCI Ontario is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to achieving accessibility in
employment for persons with disabilities. While preference will be given to persons with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability (in accordance with sub-sections 14(1) and 24(1) (a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code and any requirements of the Accessibility For Ontarians With Disabilities Act, 2005), we encourage all interested individuals to apply. We thank all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
If you would like to join a team whose operational philosophy is to “Work Hard, Be Fair, Care!”, please forward your resume to: Human Resources, SCI Ontario, 520 Sutherland Drive, Toronto, ON M4G 3V9, Fax: 416-645-3265, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
information, please visit www.sciontario.org.