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Personal support worker – nursing care Needed in Canada By Brookside Senior Living Kanata 

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Personal support worker – nursing care Needed in Canada By Brookside Senior Living Kanata 

A Personal Support Worker (PSW) providing nursing care assists clients with daily living activities and provides basic nursing care under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) or other healthcare professionals. They work primarily in healthcare facilities, long-term care homes, or directly in clients’ homes, ensuring comfort, safety, and dignity for individuals requiring assistance.

Job details

  • Location: 20 Shirley’s Brook DriveKanata, ONK2K 2W8
  • Salary: 19.78 hourly / 25 hours bi-weekly
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, On Call, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Financial benefits, Other benefits
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  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience


Experience an asset

Work setting

  • Nursing home/home for the aged



  • Accompany patients on outdoor recreational activities
  • Assist with maintenance and repair of medical equipment
  • Perform other duties related to patient care and comfort
  • Perform other duties related to personal care
  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Take patients’ blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens between departments
  • Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms
  • Supervise patients’ exercise routines
  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
  • Answer call signals to determine patients’ needs
  • Collect specimens
  • Administer first aid in emergency situations


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Vulnerable sector check
  • Tuberculosis test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Patience


Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Parking available

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Certification: Completion of a Personal Support Worker (PSW) program from a recognized institution.
  • Nursing Skills: Basic knowledge of nursing principles, procedures, and techniques related to personal care and health monitoring.
  • Empathy and Compassion: Ability to provide compassionate care and support to clients experiencing physical or mental health challenges.
  • Communication: Effective verbal and written communication skills to interact professionally with clients, families, and healthcare team members.
  • Teamwork: Collaboration with healthcare professionals and willingness to follow instructions and guidelines.
  • Physical Stamina: Capacity to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting, bending, and assisting with mobility.

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

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

How to apply

By email

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter

This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

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