Personal Support Worker (PSW), Ottawa

Posted 2 years ago

Our team is looking for individuals passionate about making a difference in the lives of others for employment as a Personal Support Worker. Previous experience, preferably in-home care, is required. Duties will primarily be performed in the homes of patients or in healthcare environments, but accompanying them to complete errands, go on outings, or attend appointments are among other responsibilities.

Personal Support Workers are responsible for ensuring the safety, comfort, and wellness of patients. Therefore, this role consists of a range of duties such as light housekeeping, assisting with mobility, monitoring medications, and providing companionship. If you are a proactive, compassionate, and dedicated individual with proper certification and experience, we at Qualicare Ottawa would like to hear from you.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with the patient’s daily living and mobility
  • Companionship and supervision
  • Ensuring the environment is safe and comfortable for the patient
  • Monitoring of medications and reminders
  • Accompaniment during visits from medical staff
  • Performing errands
  • Light housekeeping

Education requirements include:

  • Certified PSW/DSW/SSW with past field experience
  • Current Police Checks, First-Aid and CPR training

Qualifications of suitable applicants include:

  • Driver’s license and ownership of a reliable vehicle
  • Friendly, outgoing, and attentive
  • Background in healthcare or related positions
  • Training and experience with safe transfers
  • Experience in providing personal care to adults
  • Excellent references from previous employers
  • Compassionate and caring towards others
  • Reliable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Able to accommodate for flexible hours
  • Professionalism and maturity
  • Adaptive to change


Competitive daily or monthly rates based on experience, education, and job responsibilities. Part-time hours may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, or overnights.

If we have an open position and feel you would be an ideal fit for the role, we will reach out to you to arrange an interview. If contacted, please bring all documentation and references supporting your application when meeting with us. The Qualicare Ottawa team will consult this information in detail before coming to a final decision.

Full job description and requirements:

Caregiver and Personal Support Worker Job Description – Canada

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Job CategoryPSW, Support jobs in Ottawa

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