PSW education and employment

Articles and information on how to become a certified caregiver/personal support worker (PSW) in Canada, the United States and internationally. Information on how to find a job as a PSW.

When is caregiving a vocation and not a job or profession - Caregiving is often thought of as a job or profession, but for many, it is much more than that. Caregiving can be a vocation, a calling, something that one feels deeply compelled to do. Those who view a life as a PSW as a vocation… Continue reading "When is caregiving a vocation and not a job or profession"
The future for Certified Caregivers/PSWs - Over three years, the total hourly wage for PSWs will increase by up to $4.00, raising the base wage of publicly funded PSWs to at least $16.50 per hour by April 1, 2016. There are approximately 100,000 PSWs working across Ontario’s health care system. More… Continue reading "The future for Certified Caregivers/PSWs"
How do I get a job as a PSW? - The 1000 hour CCSCARE ONLINE Academy Program for Personal Support Workers, and health care aides is the first in Canada to teach online, while students are working in front line health care services or deciding on a career as a Certified Caregiver/PSW. PSW training gives… Continue reading "How do I get a job as a PSW?"