Job Posting 69488

Personal Support Worker
Hospice Care Ottawa
Ottawa area
closes in 9 days (Wed, 30 Jun)
on-call / relief / casual  •  Hourly

Hospice Care Ottawa

Personal Support Workers (PSW)

Casual Positions

Hospice Care Ottawa is a community-based charitable organization providing high quality end-of-life care for terminally ill people living in Ottawa. Services aim to provide residents and their loved ones with an experience in palliative and end-of-life care which is supportive and peaceful, surrounded by caring that reflects as closely as possible to a comfortable home environment. The HCO programs include day hospice, home support, family services and residential hospice services. Hospice Care Ottawa relies on and values the contribution of over 700 volunteers who contribute to every aspect of our programs. Hospice Care Ottawa is looking for people to work in a supportive integrated environment who are committed to providing the highest quality palliative and end-of-life care.  


Hospice Care Ottawa is seeking compassionate Personal Support Workers (PSW's)  with a passion and commitment for providing the highest quality palliative and end-of-life care for both of our hospice residences: May Court Hospice (Ottawa South) and Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice (Kanata): 

  • Casual -  On-going employment 

Key Responsibilities:

As a member of our Residence Care Staff, PSW's are responsible to coordinate, deliver and support a team to provide day to day end-of-life palliative care for the residents in the Hospice and their families and/or significant others.. 

Qualifications & Background:

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate/Diploma (PSW);
  • The ability to working a minimum of 2 shifts per month
  • The ability to work day, evening and night shifts
  • Current CPR
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Members of our Residence Care Team enjoy:

  • A low patient load, ensuring compassionate care for our residents and their families 
  • 8 hour paid shifts 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Competitive salary for a community-based organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Work with a dedicated and caring team of staff and volunteers

New Graduates are welcome to apply.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this role. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds.  Accommodations can be made if requested throughout the selection process.



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