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Cashier Personal support worker

Woodstock, ON, Canada
May 16, 2021

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Cynthia Meriam

** ******* *****, *********, *******, N4S 2M6 519-***-****

Highlights of Qualifications

Acquired over 30 years’ experience as a Personal Support Worker / Nurse’s Aide

30 years’ experience working as a Counsellor Level 1 Developmental Service Worker

Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities in long term residential care and group home settings

Strong communication and interpersonal skills that quickly build rapport and trust with clients

Respects the individuality and independence of clients requiring support; maintains confidentiality

Empathetic, supportive, observant and very attentive; excellent skills in a crisis

Extremely organized, able to multi-task well and disciplined with data sheets and client records

Very professional, show great confidence in work and initiative to take on new projects

Responsible, accountable, hardworking and reliable, also laid back and easy going

Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision

Relevant Employment Experience

Personal Support Worker

Private Client, Stratford, Ontario 2017

Supported client living in own home with activities of daily living and personal care

Helped with meal preparation following any dietary restrictions

Organized and administered medications according to physical orders

Documented daily care charts to pass on information to health care team

Personal Support Worker

Private Client, Brussels, Ontario 2016 – 2017

Assisted private home care client with personal care and daily life skills

Helped with meal preparations, housekeeping and laundry duties

Took client on outings, driving accessible vehicles

Reported daily on client progress and development

Personal Support Worker

Private Clients, Woodstock, Ontario 2006 – 2013

Worked in private home assisting married couple with daily life skills and personal care

Took clients out to appointments and shopping

Assisted with healthy meal preparations

Completed light housekeeping duties as required throughout house

Personal Support Worker

Red Cross Community Health Services, Woodstock, Ontario 2004 – 2005

Provided personal support in private homes for clients

Supported individuals with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming

Assisted with toileting, using proper lifting and transferring techniques

Helped with general housekeeping duties, cleaning and laundry

Prepared meals according to dietary restriction and assisted with feeding

Cynthia Meriam

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Relevant Employment Experience (continued)

Personal Support Worker

We Care Health Services, Ottawa, Ontario 2003 – 2004

Provided personal care for individuals living in their own homes

Supported clients with daily routine of personal grooming and dressing

Helped with general duties to include preparing meals and household chores

Completed health care charts to pass on to other members or health care team

Personal Support Worker

Tillsonburg Multi-Service Centre, Tillsonburg, Ontario 1999 – 2003

Supported individuals with activities of daily living to promote independence in own home

Provided palliative care support for clients in end of life

Maintained proper education upgrades including WHMIS, Health & Safety, Proper Lifting and Transferring Techniques (Hoyer Lifts), First Aid and CPR

Documented daily client care and submitted reports at month end

Observed, identified and reported any changes in health condition of clients

Education & Training

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED – HCP

Canadian Red Cross, Woodstock, Ontario Expires 2021

Personal Support Worker Diploma

Fanshawe College, Woodstock/Tillsonburg, Ontario 1999 – 2001

Range of Motion (ROM) Exercise Training

Tillsonburg Multi-Service Centre, Tillsonburg, Ontario 2000

Other Employment Experience

Auto Detailer

KC Auto Spa, Woodstock, Ontario 2015 - present


Giant Tiger, Woodstock, Ontario 2017


Shopper’s Drug Mart, Goderich, Ontario 2014 - 2015

References Available Upon Request

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