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Schlegel Villages

At Schlegel Villages, we aspire to provide all members of our communities, including team members, with a life enriching experience. Family owned and operated, we take our mission seriously: “to provide holistic health care in a home environment, located within an internal neighbourhood design that promotes a caring community with emphasis on optimal health and life purpose for each resident”.

Our team members are passionate about providing the highest quality of service to our residents. They not only have the right skills and knowledge, but more importantly, share the organizational values. They have the right attitude and view their role as not just a job but a calling. In all of our departments, we recruit only the best.

Schlegel Villages provides ongoing training and education programs to make sure our team members’ skills and knowledge are cutting edge. At our Villages, we realize that the highest quality of service does not just happen – it is the result of a good deal of focused effort.

We want to hire the best people, provide the best training and education, and support them with the best leadership. Our commitment to these objectives creates a culture and environment of positive engagement on our journey to change the culture of aging.

Position:  Personal Support Worker

Region:  Kitchener-Waterloo & Area


The PSW acts as an advocate for residents and supports resident- centred service delivery. A PSW’s work is part of an interdisciplinary team to ensure holistic needs are met and maximum choice and participation by residents in decision- making is promoted. PSWs assist the resident with all activities of daily living - personal hygiene and basic nursing care are provided by the PSW. The PSW observes and reports any changes in the resident’s status to the RPN or Charge Nurse.

The positions are ‘people intensive’, with a substantial component of the job involving fostering exemplary resident/family relations, and providing the highest level of customer service possible, with a concentration on flexible living and quality of life.


  • Having a valid PSW Certificate that is 600 hours or greater and meets the vocational standards established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities, the standards established by the National Association of Career Colleges, or the standards established by the Ontario Community Support Association is an asset
  • Able to work as part of an inter-professional team
  • Able to provide exceptional customer service to all residents
  • Support and embrace a resident centred social culture
  • Excellent communication, time management, and customer service skills
  • Sound knowledge of lift and transfer skills
  • Able to tolerate repetitive movements
  • Provide high quality personal care to residents

Salary:  TBD

Terms of Employment:  part time and casual

Deadline for Application:  Friday, June 23, 2017

How to Apply:  

Schlegel Villages is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with the hiring leader.

If you are interested and meet the above qualifications, please complete a candidate profile and upload a current resume by visiting then click the "People" section to begin.

Please note the application process will take 30-60 minutes. We encourage you to apply when you have this amount of uninterrupted time to complete the process.

We thank all interested candidates. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Location:  The Village at University Gates

Profession Type:  Personal Support Workers

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