Personal Support Worker (PSW) at Victorian Order of Nurses Salary (Canada)

A Personal Support Worker (PSW) at Victorian Order of Nurses earns an average wage of C$16.81 per hour.

C$14.02 - C$19.03
C$14
C$16
C$19
MEDIAN: C$16.44
10%
50%
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Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$14.02 - C$19.03
Annual Data C$0C$39K
Total Pay (?
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C$25,491 - C$39,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Personal support workers (PSWs) are responsible for providing short- or long-term care for patients and serving as companions for those who are lonely, as well as helping them with activities of their day-to-day lives. Personal support workers are health professionals who are "unregulated," as there are no set guidelines which they follow.

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Personal Support Worker (PSW) Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Listings

Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Skills That Affect Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

National Average
C$34,000

Palliative Care
▼7%

Home Care
▼7%

Home Health/Home Care
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 70%