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Job Title: Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Company Address: Eliza Street Arthur, ON N0G 1A0

Job Description:

We are currently looking for four dedicated Personal Support Workers (PSWs) to join our team in a rural nursing home/home for the aged. As a PSW, you will play a crucial role in providing care and support to our residents. This is a full-time, permanent position with a competitive hourly wage of $23.50, and you will be expected to work 30 to 40 hours per week. We offer a range of benefits, including health benefits, financial benefits, long-term benefits, and more.

Key Points

  • Salary $23.50 hourly / 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
  • 4 Vacancies

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Supply and empty bedpans.
  2. Take patients’ blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
  3. Serve meal trays and assist with feeding patients.
  4. Weigh, lift, turn, and position patients as needed.
  5. Deliver messages, reports, requisitions, and specimens between departments.
  6. Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms in a clean and comfortable condition.
  7. Supervise and assist patients with their exercise routines.
  8. Maintain inventory of supplies.
  9. Bathe, dress, and groom patients.
  10. Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, as well as cleaning, sterilizing, and repairing equipment.
  11. Transport patients in a wheelchair or stretcher.
  12. Respond to call signals promptly.
  13. Collect specimens for testing.

Qualifications for :

  • Education: College, CEGEP, or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 to 2 years or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years.
  • Candidates must pass a criminal record check and provide immunization records and a tuberculosis test.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle the pressure.
  • Attention to detail is crucial in this role.
  • You will be required to stand for extended periods and engage in a combination of sitting, standing, and walking.
  • The job may involve weight handling of up to 9 kg (20 lbs).

Personal Suitability:

  • A strong client focus is essential.
  • Dependability and efficient interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent oral communication is important for effective patient care.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and interpersonal awareness are valued qualities.
  • Judgement, organization, reliability, and the ability to work as part of a team are key traits for success in this role.


  • Health benefits, including a dental plan.
  • Disability benefits.
  • Health care plan.
  • Paramedical services coverage.
  • Vision care benefits.
  • Financial benefits as per the collective agreement.
  • Long-term benefits, including group insurance and life insurance.
  • Pension plan.
  • Other benefits include free parking and paid time off (volunteering or personal days).

If you meet these qualifications and are ready to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents, please apply with your resume. The successful candidates will start as soon as possible. Own transportation is required for this position. We look forward to welcoming you to our team as a Personal Support Worker.

Eligibility :

To be eligible to apply for this job as a Personal Support Worker (PSW), you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You are a Canadian citizen.
  2. You are a permanent resident of Canada.
  3. You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you do not meet any of these criteria and are not authorized to work in Canada, please refrain from applying for this position. The employer will not respond to applications from candidates who do not meet the specified eligibility requirements.

This eligibility requirement is in place to ensure that all applicants are legally allowed to work in Canada, which is a crucial consideration for employment in the country. Please ensure that you meet these criteria before submitting your application.

How to Apply?

For apply for the Personal Support Worker (PSW) position, please follow these instructions:

  1. Compose an email with the subject line: “Application for PSW Position – Ref #215.”
  2. In the body of the email, include the following information:

a. Your contact information (full name, address, phone number, and email address).

b. Attach your resume.

c. Write a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and explaining how your qualifications and experience align with the job requirements.

d. If applicable, attach a copy of your portfolio or relevant work examples.

  1. Respond to the screening questions in the email or attach a separate document with your responses. Make sure to answer all the questions:

a. Are you available for shift or on-call work? b. Confirm your legal ability to work in Canada. c. Indicate if you are willing to relocate for this position. d. Specify your previous experience in the field of employment. e. Confirm whether you possess the required certifications mentioned in the job posting. f. Provide information on the highest level of study you have completed. g. Mention your current level of study, if applicable.

  1. Address your email to the following address:

[email protected].

  1. Double-check your application to ensure that you have included all the requested information and attachments.
  2. Send your email application.

Please make sure that your application is complete, well-organized, and addresses all the specified requirements. This will help you stand out as a strong candidate for the position. Good luck with your application!

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