What is a Personal Support Worker (PSW)?

PSWs are compassionate, PSWs are caring, PSWs are focused on making the lives around them better. Sound like you? Become a PSW today and Work For Life.

 

Becoming a PSW means always having the security of a good job, and that every time you go to work you’ll be helping improve the lives of others. Work for Life is what it means to be a Personal Support Worker in Ontario. 

 

A PSW enjoys decades of job security. There is work everywhere in Ontario and many opportunities to advance. And every day you’ll have the chance to put your best skill to use: your compassion for others. 


A PSW is a perfect job for those entering, re-entering or wanting to define their own way in the workforce. It is a job that cannot be outsourced, automated, or done by machine. There will always be a need for compassionate people like you. Become a PSW today and Work for Life.

The PSW role in the health care system is growing and growing. We are the hands and heart of health care in Ontario. Every day, we look after millions of people and demand for our services is only growing.

 

“Just the satisfaction of helping someone out, knowing that you did something for someone that they're unable to do themselves. You made their day better.” 

-Jerome, PSW for 10+ years

Work for life

is about making sure everyone knows the opportunities available for Personal Support Workers. On this site you’ll find information on the opportunities available in the personal support industry, how easy it is to find work, and the meaningful impact you will have in people’s lives as a PSW.

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Work for Life is about making sure everyone knows the opportunities available for Personal Support Workers. On this site you’ll find information on the opportunities available in the personal support industry, how easy it is to find work, and the meaningful impact you will have in people’s lives as a PSW.