Personal Support Worker PSW

  • Company:
    Chartwell Retirement Residences
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Job Description

Interested in a career that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others? One where you are valued and respected, listened to, and empowered to live up to your potential? If so, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the place for you.

We are always looking for empathetic, positive and passionate individuals committed to Making People's Lives Better. With over 200 residences across Canada, we have an opportunity for you that will make a difference in your life.

The Personal Support Worker provides personal care and other services to residents in a safe efficient manner, according to the policies and procedures of the retirement residence.

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assists and attends to residents’ special needs as required;
  • Provides food preparation, dining room service, busing and dishwashing services in accordance with established work routines;
  • Provides personal laundry services for residents in accordance with established work routines;
  • Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner;
  • Operates and cleans equipment, furniture and cleans and maintains all resident areas as per work routines;
  • Provides medications to residents according to the residence’s policies and procedures for medication administration;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Previous work experience in providing laundry, food or personal care services;
  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalent;
  • Post secondary education in related care fields [e.g. Personal Support Worker (PSW), Health Care Aide (HCA) or Developmental Services Worker (DSW) certification] is preferred;
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors;
  • Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints;
  • Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness;
  • Must be able to operate related equipment.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search, which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.

Chartwell Retirement Residences (“Chartwell”) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. If you are a person with a disability and have a question or require assistance with the application process, please email

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Company Description

As the owner and operator of over 200 retirement and long term care residences, Chartwell Retirement Residences is the largest participant in seniors living in Canada. Our shared mission is to provide a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life experience for seniors, to provide peace of mind for our residents’ loved ones and to attract and retain employees who care about making a difference.

Chartwell offers employees an engaging and fulfilling work environment, where individual efforts and contribution are recognized, valued and rewarded. At Chartwell, our employees are the greatest ambassadors of our vision of “Making People’s Lives Better.”

En tant que gestionnaire de plus de 200 résidences et centres d’hébergement de soins de longue durée, Chartwell, résidences pour retraités est le chef de file dans le domaine des résidences pour retraités au Canada. Notre mission est d’offrir un milieu de vie rempli de bonheur, sain et valorisant pour les aînés, tout en apportant tranquillité d’esprit à leur famille ainsi qu’en attirant et fidélisant les employés qui désirent faire une différence dans leur vie.

Chartwell offre à ses employés un environnement de travail valorisant et engageant, là où les efforts et la contribution de chacun sont reconnus, valorisés et récompensés. Chez Chartwell, nos employés sont les meilleurs ambassadeurs de notre vision d’être « dédiés à votre mieux-être ».