Personal Support Worker

London Health Sciences Centre
London, Ontario
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Job Summary

We're Hiring Personal Support Workers (PSW)!

At London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), which consists of Victoria Hospital, University Hospital, and the Children's Hospital, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. LHSC focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued.

We're currently searching for dedicated, qualified Personal Support Workers to join our dynamic Personal Support Worker Resource team. The Personal Support Worker, or PSW, is a caregiver who works under the direction of a supervisor (e.g. Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse). All Personal Support Workers hired into London Health Sciences Centre are hired on the Personal Support Worker Resource Team which supports both University and Victoria Hospital.

Open: May 18, 2023

Deadline: June 1st, 2023

Rate of Pay: $24.53 to $25.50 per hour

This position is covered by a collective agreement.


Proof of successful completion of a PSW certificate from a recognized PSW program OR an Internationnally Educated Nurse (IEN)

Proof of Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers BLS-HCP(C)

Recent, related experience working as a PSW is an asset

Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate effectively in English

Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position

Excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills to interact positively and effectively with patients, staff and the general public

Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and changing tasks that require attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team

Commitment to patient/family centred care with a service oriented attitude

Basic computer and keyboarding skills: Windows Environment, Internet, and GroupWise

Ability to problem solve and demonstrate initiative within appropriate scope of practice

Knowledge of patient requirements with respect to prescribed diets/menus

Demonstrated knowledge of protocol to escalate concerns

Must be self directed and show initiative

Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC

Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Who you are

You are a dedicated Personal Support Workers (PSW) who strives to promote well-being and independence to the patients and families you support

You thrive in a fast paced and ever changing environment

You like to meet new people and build lasting relationships amongst an interdisciplinary team


Regular Part Time position, no guarantee of hours

It is a requirement of this role to be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

You can be pre-scheduled up to 75 hours bi-weekly at the discretion of the Hospital

Immunization Requirements

Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (Chicken Pox) prior to starting at LHSC.
In addition, candidates will need to provide documentation of Tuberculosis Skin testing and a completed COVID vaccine series (two vaccines) prior to starting at LHSC.

Other Information

There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list!

Community Involvement & Rewarding Work

Career Development & Mobility

Employee Wellness Initiatives

Total Compensation & Rewards

Learning & Teaching Opportunities

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.
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