Personal Support Worker

Wabun Tribal Council

Wabun Tribal Council Health Services is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position as the Personal Support Worker (PSW) for the community of Mattagami First Nation and Matachewan First Nation.

Wabun Tribal Council

The PSW shall work under the supervision of the Community Health Nurse and under the direction of the Health Director. The PSW position is to provide personal care, household management and respite assistance to clients based on assessed needs. The goal is to provide and promote the home care clients to live independently in a private home.

Duties and Responsibilities

The PSW is to provide personal care services to eligible clients in the Home and Community Care program as supervised by the Community Health Nurse and according to the approved care plan of the client. Personal Support includes the following functions:

    • Working with elderly clients and providing one-on-one care
    • Personal Care
    • Assist with Activities of Daily living
    • Promoting independence and self-care
    • Maintaining medical regimes
    • Appointment accompaniment (locally)
    • Companionship
    • Meal preparation based on the client’s care plan
    • Light house keeping
    • Respite Care
    • Assess and report changes to client’s overall condition to the CHN
    • Maintain a safe and healthy home environment
    • Maintain accurate records of care given in the CEMR
    • Maintain client confidentiality
    • Complete and submit monthly reports to Community Health Nurse


    • Must have knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions and communities
    • Current PSW certification or willingness to obtain certification. 
    • Current certification in CPR/First Aid
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must have a satisfactory criminal record check and vulnerable sectors check
    • Ability to speak an Indigenous language considered an asset


CLOSING DATE: Until Filled.

If interested, please contact:

Please submit your resume to:

Angie Collins
Health Director
Wabun Tribal Council
Email: [email protected]