Preferred Personal Care

Personal Support Worker - Home Support

Job description


  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Aid in the prevention and/or treatment of inadequate nutrition

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses

  • Developmental services worker�SW)�aining
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Other benefits

  • Team building opportunities

Area of Work Experience

  • Health

Personal Suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Target Audience

  • Persons with Alzheimer's disease
  • Adults
  • Convalescent
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with a disability
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Terminally ill

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Walking

Work Setting

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Retirement home
  • Health care institution, facility or clinic
  • Home care and visiting care agency

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits


  • English

* If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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