PSW - Personal Support Worker: (Ottawa)

"A rewarding career in caring starts here"

Position:  Casual
Reference Number:  CFW-PSS-01
Location:  Ottawa ON, Canada

The Organization:

 Carefor Health & Community Services is a not-for-profit, charitable health care organization offering a wide variety of services in the greater Ottawa area. With over 750 staff and 300 volunteers, our skilled team members work closely with clients, caregivers and a multidisciplinary health care team to deliver quality and innovative support services.

The PSW - Personal Support Worker - provides personal support and homemaking services to individuals and families in the home within the framework of Carefor policies, procedures, standards and quality & risk management. They Collaborate with all members of the health care team to meet the needs of individuals and attain their optimal level of independence and well being.

We provide a comprehensive benefit program which includes a defined pension plan with company match, health and dental and illness/disability plans.  Carefor Health & Community Services recognizes the importance of education and focuses on promotion of continuing education courses


  • Secondary school education preferred
  • Certificate in Home Support Worker (Level I, II, III), Personal Support Worker, Developmental Service Worker or Health Care Aide
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate, if applicable
  • Current CPR level C Certificate, if applicable
  • Household management experience
  • Experience working with elderly or ill individuals or children
  • Must be able to communicate well in English, both written and verbal
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to adjust to working in different social and economic environments

Eligible candidates must be willing to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Access to a vehicle is an asset.

Please forward your resume to or fax it to (613) 749-4002.

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Contact Information:

Human Resources
Carefor Health & Community Services/Services et Soins de Santé Communautaires
760 Belfast Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 6M8
Tel: 613-749-7557
Fax: 613-749-4002

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