Pub Date 16 days ago
Location Sarnia

CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, LAMBTON KENT BRANCH Recruitment 2020 - CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, LAMBTON KENT BRANCH provide an opportunity to fill Personal Support Worker, that will be placed in Sarnia. You will receive a better prospect as well as less dangerous life in the future. Becoming a member of this corporation makes a people can attain the ones aim much easier as well as produce the desire becoming reality.

To help the business vision and mission arrives on legitimate CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, LAMBTON KENT BRANCH is actually open of fresh placement since November 2020. Everyone who are interested about filling up this vacant, you need to take a part in this Personal Support Worker recruitment. If you are one that might fill up requirements, you can attempt to learn further info about Personal Support Worker Job Openings below.


Personal Support Worker Job Opening in Sarnia

The Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch is a proud community agency serving the mental health needs of Lambton County and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

Our vision is to have mentally healthy people in a healthy society. As a leader and champion for mental health, CMHA Lambton Kent provides services and facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health. Our efforts promote community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.

The Personal Support Worker, with the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) LTC Lead Team, is part of a team that provides education and support to older adults who are demonstrating responsive behaviours that may be associated with various types of dementia, delirium, mental health, addictions or other neurological conditions and/or are transitioning to or from a long-term care home (LTCH) retirement home or community within the geographical boundaries of Lambton County.

Working with the registered staff of the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) LTC Lead Team, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) will enhance quality of life of older adults with responsive behaviours. The PSW is part of a team that provides behavioural support services to individual clients and LTC Home staff with a goal to support successful outcomes.

Reporting to the Manager of Integrated Client Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions:

act as the Primary PSW for assigned client(s). Follow the schedule of required visits;

  • accepts direction from the registered staff regarding Behavioural Support Plan and scheduling of client visits:
  • utilize a problem-solving approach, within the scope of PSW practice;
  • perform and record complete and accurate observation of client and their responsive behaviour and assist in identifying triggers for the responsive behaviour;
  • documents activity according to agency standards in client information system and reports observational data using specified tools;
  • assists the registered staff in the development of a Behavioural Support Plan of addressing responsive behaviours;
  • uses the agreed upon strategies to address responsive behaviours and reports outcomes to other team members;
  • model effective evidence-based care and interventions/strategies, coach and mentor to the long-term care home staff using peer-to-peer mentoring;
  • meets the needs of clients by communication, observation and collaboration with partners using a resident-centered focus and commitment to the principles of the BSO Action Plan;
  • works in compliance with the Health and Safety Act and its regulations in performing duties in a safe manner and follows all health and safety policies, procedures and legislation;


  • a minimum requirement of a certificate in Personal Support Worker (PSW) college program from a recognized post-secondary institution; a post-secondary diploma in a relevant discipline or a Social Service Worker Diploma would be considered an asset
  • minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience working in community-based mental health care and/or residential treatment setting; and
  • a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle in good repair

Skills required:

  • ability to implement best practice in dementia, delirium, mental health issues and their effect on persons, families and caregivers, based on scope of practice;
  • ability to collaborate effectively with other members of inter-professional care teams, clients, family members and community team members;
  • demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work effectively, manage a full work-load and meet deadlines in a busy environment;
  • demonstrated strong observation skills;
  • demonstrated effectiveness working with minimal supervision with proven reliability and trustworthiness;
  • sounds understanding and commitment to the principles of Behavioural Supports Ontario
  • ability to adapt positively and productively to changes in the work environment;
  • crisis or suicide intervention training is an asset;
  • knowledge of GPA, P.I.E.C.E.S., U-First!
  • training in Non-Violent Crisis Prevention;
  • CPR training;

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week. Flexible hours including days, evening and weekends are required to meet the position requirements.

Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range: $20.24 – $24.63 per hour

Applicants should submit a covering letter and resume by October 19, 2020

Reference ID: CMHA #18-2020

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $20.00-$24.50 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • PSW: 1 year (Required)


  • Sarnia, ON (Preferred)


  • G Drivers (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

As one of the leading companies in Canada, CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, LAMBTON KENT BRANCH offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, LAMBTON KENT BRANCH also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to work up new skills and knowledge through the company programs.

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