PSW – Westhill Retirement Residence – Waterloo, Ontario

Sifton Properties Limited invites applications for the following career opportunities at The Westhill Retirement Residence, Waterloo Ontario

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About the position

Under the direction of the Resident Wellness Manager, the Personal Support Worker is responsible for providing personal care and assistance in activities of daily living for the residents, as well as assigned cleaning and personal resident laundry as requested . We are seeking PSW’s who are interested in participating to become a Medication Assistant, Certified (MAC).


  • Provide personal care as needed and medication administration assistance to residents
  • Responsible for responding to emergency calls with basic first aid
  • In the absence of Wellness Manager or nurse in charge, the MAC will ensure the smooth operations of the shift and utilize the on-call management team as resource backup
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with residents, residents’ families and visitors and report all issues to the Charge Nurse or the Resident Wellness Manager
  • Notify the Charge Nurse or the Resident wellness Manager of any staff/resident incidents and accidents and complete documentation as required
  • Perform a variety of housekeeping and laundry duties


  • Successful completion of recognized Health Care Aide or Personal Support worker program
  • Completion of, or willingness to attain Medication Assistant Certification would be an asset
  • Experience working with seniors and knowledge of the aging process
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to exercise tact and diplomacy indealing with residents, families and visitors
  • Must be sensitive and empathetic to the needs of the residents
  • Sound initiative, judgment and decision-making skills, strong team player
  • Previous experience in cleaning responsibilities an asset

About Sifton Properties Ltd.

We have a family based culture where we trust, understand, support and care about each other. We grow through collaboration, innovation and open communication. As a Sifton team member, each day I will go out of my way to make someone’s day better.