Behavioural Support Worker (RPN) – Rotating Shifts – 60 HRS bi-weekly

August, 11 2023

The County of Hastings is currently accepting applications for a Part-Time Behavioural Support Worker - Registered Practical Nurse in the Nursing Department at Hastings Centennial Manor Long Term Care Home in Bancroft, Ontario.   


  • Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the Behavioural Support Worker/RPN works within the guidelines of the South East LHIN Behavioural Support Project to provide personal care, behavioural support and interventions with supervision through guidance and direction from the BSO/RPN and Director of Nursing 
  • Assists in enhancing the quality of life for the persons served with responsive expressions. 


  • Participates in the Nursing Behavioural Management interventions as outlined in the plan of care. 
  • Updates and maintains resident care plans reflecting behavioural interventions 
  • Assigned to provide 1:1 support and care, assessments, planning and evaluating for residents having responsive behaviours. 
  • Acts as a resource and support to other staff/family members/volunteers in managing residents with responsive behaviours by demonstrating and teaching interventions and strategies. 
  • Observes and reports changes in residents’ physical, mental and/or emotional condition promptly. 
  • Completes appropriate assessments related to mood and behaviour 
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, and POA/Resident to assist in care and service delivery for residents with responsive behaviours. 
  • Participates in care conferences as required. 
  • Participates in the Collaborative Committee – meets monthly 
  • Attends Behavioural Support Meetings – meets quarterly 
  • Documents care provided and communicates care needs well both written and orally to team members, family members and the residents. 
  • Promotes resident independence in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) by assisting with personal hygiene, dressing, transferring, toileting, and use of ambulatory aids while using good body mechanics, appropriate mechanical aids and assistance from co-workers to prevent strain, injury or fatigue to self or resident. 
  • Works within the health and safety guidelines, and properly utilizes all PPE. 
  • Upholds the Resident Bill of Rights in all matters. 
  • Protects the rights of residents in the matter of confidentiality, privacy, beliefs and values. 
  • Receives verbal/written reports from outgoing shift members and notes incidents/conditions on previous shifts. 
  • Reports all residents' and employees' incidents/accidents/complaints. 
  • Assumes responsibility for personal development through participation in Staff development programs, seminars and workshops. Required to attend ongoing training to support skills in managing residents with responsive behaviours, including but not limited to GPA, U-First, Montessori and PIECES. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the philosophy, objectives, and policies of the Home and the Behavioural Support Ontario Project. 
  • Required to work flexible hours to meet behavioural needs of the resident exhibiting responsive behaviours. 
  • Participates in the implementation of best practices in the home. 
  • Maintains good relationships with residents, staff, and the general public. 
  • Provides quality customer service to all parties, including but not limited to: the Management Team, Head Office, other staff, the families and the residents 
  • Completes all tasks, duties and documentation with efficiency and professionalism 
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned. 
  • Consults with in house physicians/Nurse practitioners, as well as external behavioural support resources and specialists. 


  • Possess and maintain current registration in good standing with CNO as well as qualifications and the specialized qualification to this positon. 
  • Must possess a Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Strong computer skills, ability to track/trend information and complete reporting templates as required, i.e: Word, Excel 
  • Proficient use of Point Click Care 
  • Preference will be given to applicants with PIECES training and GPS 
  • Ability to understand and uphold all rules and requirements under applicable legislation (including but not limited to the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Ontario Labour Relations Act, the Ontario Health and Safety Act, Long Term Care Homes Act). 
  • Demonstrated ability to abide by all Home policies and procedures 


Hours of Work:
  • Required to work flexible hours to meet behavioural needs of the resident exhibiting responsive behaviours.  
  • 60 Hour Rotational Shifts    


Wage Range:

$31.25 (probationary rate)    

$31.50 (after probationary period) 



Long-Term Care Hastings Centennial Manor


Part Time

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