Welcome to the ultimate resource for Personal Support Worker jobs in Ontario.
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This is the hub for all your PSW job-related research and questions.
Once you complete a PSW program and other necessary requirements, your next step will most likely be to look for a job.
However, after graduating some PSW’s choose other options and decide not to pursue a career as a Personal Support Worker.
Some also use training for personal reasons to take care of their loved ones.
So, if you have decided to work as a PSW and looking for a job, you are not alone.
We are here to help and provide all the necessary resources and tools to make your life easier.
You see, PSW jobs are plenty.
You just have to know how and where to look for them.
With changing healthcare delivery system in Ontario and focus on community care, one thing that can surely be inferred is that there will be more PSW jobs in future.
Below you will find resources related to employment for Personal Support Workers.
Please note that this list is constantly updated.
You may wish to bookmark this page and visit often.
PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER JOBS IN GREATER TORONTO AREA (GTA)
Greater Toronto Area (GTA) comprises of the City of Toronto and cities around it such as Brampton, Mississauga, Scarborough, Markham, Ajax, Pickering, Aurora, Bradford, Brock, Burlington, Caledon, Clarington, Halton Hills, Georgina, King, Milton, Mono, Newmarket, Oakville, Orangeville, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Scugog, Uxbridge, Vaughan and Whitby.
Greater Toronto Area combined with Golden Horseshoe area comprises a quarter of the Canadian population.
This equates to a large number of seniors and others who require personal support services.
This is why more than thirty percent of a total of close to hundred thousand PSW’s work in the GTA.
Check out the following links to find out who hires PSW’s in the GTA, how to look for available Personal Support Worker jobs and how you can apply for them.
Please click on any of the links below to learn more:
If you’re looking to work in a hospital, there are at least 15 of them that hire Personal Support Workers in the Greater Toronto Area, albeit under different job titles.
Check out all these hospital names and job postings here.
Futile as your PSW job search has been, there is always hope.
Your best bet in eventually landing a job is by maintaining a positive mindset and keep trying.
Below are some of the resources we’ve put together that will give you some deeper insight.
THE SEA OF JOB TITLES
As you probably know, Personal Support Workers are not regulated in Ontario.
That means there is no one standard job title.
What does this mean for you as a PSW?
Employers can use any job title instead of the more common Personal Support Worker or Health Care Aide.
As a result, you may be overlooking many job postings that you can actually apply to.
We’ve scanned posted jobs that PSWs are eligible to apply for.
Click on the link below to learn more:
ONLINE PSW JOB SEARCH ENGINES
There are various job search engines where you can search for Personal Support Worker jobs.
All websites are great and provide many resources and tools not only to find you a position that you like but also to enhance your job search by making it a breeze.
Click on any of the links below to find out more:
USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO SEARCH FOR JOBS
Did you know that 1 in 10 people looking for a job are rejected because of something their recruiters found out about them on social media?
Social media is becoming increasingly important for a job search in any field.
Check out the following articles that provide information on how to manage your social media profiles such as Facebook and also how you can utilize social networking sites to look for Personal Support Worker jobs.
Click on the links below to find out more:
PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER ORGANIZATION
Personal Support Network of Ontario (PSNO) aims to empower PSW’s by providing up to date industry information through newsletters, blogs, and articles.
PSNO organizes an annual PSW conference and also offers a scholarship in partnership with Saint Elizabeth healthcare and Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA).
Ontario Personal Support Worker Association (OPSWA) is another association of PSW’s. The OPSWA represents a united front to government agencies and the public.
Click on the links below to find out more: