Provide compassionate care to those in need with a career as a personal support worker.
As a result of an aging population and increased government focus on home and long-term care, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada reports the need for personal support workers is increasing. With your knowledge of common diseases and disabilities, you will be well-equipped to assist with providing safe and effective support. Your personal care and household maintenance abilities will allow you to aid clients with a variety of tasks related to daily living.
This health-care career offers good pay and a flexible work schedule. You will be qualified to provide services to clients and their families in a variety of health-care settings, such as long-term care facilities, palliative care centres, hospitals and clients’ homes.