Personal Support Worker (PSW), Full-time (Internal/External)

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul

Position Title:  Personal Support Worker
Job Type: Full-time, (1.0 FTE)
Work schedule: 8-hour & 12 hour shifts
Available Positions: 1
Union/Bargaining Unit: LiUNA 3000


Job Description

Under the direction of the Registered Practical Nurse, (RPN) the Personal Support Worker provides personal care to Sisters and reports any changes/concerns in their well-being to the registered nursing staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The employee will provide appropriate personal care within the scope of a personal support worker and inform the Sister of social activities, appointments, Mass, bath times and encourages participation in social activities and special events.
  • Informs the Sisters that she is caring for them and will keep them informed of social activities, appointments, Mass, bath times and encourages participation in social activities and special events.
  • Perform safety checks hourly or more frequently if required for the Sisters safety.
  • Will work together with coworkers as a team and will answer all call bells promptly, and provide any care required.
  • Instill eye drops/ointments, treatment creams after completing an education program and a successful return demonstration on safe and proper techniques.
  • Utilize quiet time appropriately, by ambulating, visiting and/or reading to the Sisters, etc.
  • Accompany Sisters to outside appointments if required and as requested.
  • Keep updated on any changes in care or the condition of a Sisters health by reading the Inter-shift communication sheets.
  • Listen to reports, accepts assignment and clarifies any questions regarding care with the Nurse in Charge.
  • Utilize effective communication skills and allows the Sisters to be involved in their care decisions when possible and where appropriate.



  • Personal Support Worker Certificate from an accredited school.
  • One year of professional nursing experience within a Geriatric or Rehabilitation setting preferred.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check (level 3), copies will not be accepted.
  • Proof of Enhanced Vaccination, including any booster dose(s).
  • Ability to provide the highest quality of care to the Sisters’.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of the nursing team.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Possesses an interest in continued learning, developing new skills and nursing techniques.
  • Satisfactory References.
  • Ability to work 8-hour and 12-hour shifts as posted
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties.


Salary: $ 24.36 – $ 25.96/hour (2023)


Application Instructions: 

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a resume and cover letter to quoting ‘Personal Support Worker’ – Ref. ID: 2023-19 

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.