Personal Support Worker

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Date Posted: 2/10/2024

Location: Shedden, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-1392

Position Type: Permanent

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is dedicated to providing Canadians with the highest level of care across a wide range of home-based and community-setting services.

We are looking for a compassionate and independent Personal Support Worker (PSW) that can provide excellent and empathetic care to our clients in the community. Our PSWs will be working under the supervision of our Client Services Supervisor and with our team of healthcare providers. If you are looking for work-life balance and supportive work culture, then you are exactly what we’re looking for!

Shedden, ON (Days and Evening Shifts)

Newly registered PSWs; Nursing students with at least 1 year of completed education and/or internationally trained Nurses who are waiting for their CNO registration are welcome to apply!Shifts include:

Who we are: Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian-owned, award-winning, fully accredited and government (Ministry of Health) funded organization. We are dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home-based and clinic healthcare services. Everything we do is based on ethical principles and compassion, together with our commitment to meet the highest practice standards. We are, in every way, A Team Made for Caring™.

The Not so Fine Print:

We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring”.

This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, and who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.

Closing the Gap is committed to a high-quality and safe environment for our team members and clients/families. At Closing the Gap, we strongly encourage all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza as unvaccinated team members put themselves, co-workers, their clients, their client’s families, and CTG’s communities at unnecessary risk.

Closing the Gap is committed to the success of all its team members. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at jobs@closingthegap.caat your earliest convenience.

What you will be doing: You will be making a direct impact on the clients’ lives by providing personal care, respite services, and assistance with activities of daily living.

You will be working independently in the community but at the same time enjoy working with a collaborative team with the guidance and direction of an experienced supervisor – At CTG we foster an environment of lifelong learning and sharing best practice

What you can expect:

  • Travel Stipend
  • Group benefits including an Employee Assistance Plan
  • Company contributions to your RRSP and co-pay on extended healthcare benefits

Skills needed for success:

  • Extensive learning and educational development opportunities
  • A culture of performance, recognition, and appreciation
  • A commitment to excellence.
  • A Personal Support Worker or Equivalent Certificate from a recognized institution
  • Outstanding focus on client safety and ability to develop respectful working relationships with clients and families to meet their care needs
  • Exemplary skills in delivering high-quality customer experiences
  • A proven track record of being accountable for multiple deliverables, reporting, and high-quality performance
  • Experience in independent problem solving and recognizing when support from peers and supervisors is needed
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and Canadian Drivers license is a must
  • Elgin, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Secondary School (preferred)
  • English (required)
  • PSW Certification (required)
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing the Gap Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.