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Working as a home care Personal Support Worker

January 26th 2023
In Canada, Personal Support Workers are the largest occupational group in the healthcare system. As a Personal Support Worker you perform a variety of essential tasks uniquely tailored to your client’s emotional and physical needs. You are here to lighten their load, helping them to live as independently and comfortably as possible. You help people reclaim their health and wellbeing, one step at a time.

What are the advantages to be a self-employed home care Personal Support Worker?

We understand that low pay and a gruelling schedule can drain you of the energy and passion that first drew you to the profession. With greater flexibility, higher pay, and more freedom to decide when and where you spend your energy.

In addition, as a self-employed Personal Support Worker you will no longer be chained to salary limitations that hardly reflect your working reality. Set your own rates that accurately reflect your skills and experience. What’s more, as a business owner you can claim back some of your commercial expenses, like gas for your car and office supplies. This lets you recoup some of the taxes you paid on these items. As a self-employed Personal Support Worker in home care, you are investing in yourself and your future.

The Benefits of Working as a Self-Employed Home Care Personal Support Worker with Carelancer

In order to give your best as a self-employed Home Care Personal Support Worker, you have to feel your best. With the Carelancer app, you can spend less time searching for appointments and more time doing what you love: providing care. You have the freedom to choose when and how often you work. Whether you prefer part-time or full-time, you can work as much or as little as you need. Our platform enables you to add specialized skills to your profile, highlighting your unique expertise for prospective clients. Join Carelancer to take control of your career and start enjoying the benefits of being a self-employed Personal Support Worker.

Typical Personal Support Worker services that you can offer on Carelancer:

  • Around the clock care
  • Bathroom assistance
  • Palliative care
  • Hygiene and bathing assistance
  • Oral care
  • Continence Care
  • Medication reminders
  • Disability assistance
  • Dressing assistance
  • Assistance for children with special needs
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Companionship
  • Hair care
  • Measuring vitals
  • Overnight care
  • Family assistance
  • Meal planning
  • Grocery shopping
  • Bed-making
  • Household chores
  • Laundry assistance
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • Urgent care

Rekindle the passion for your profession

As a Home Care Personal Support Worker, your role is incredibly important. You're the one who spends the most time with your client, and you're the first to notice subtle changes in their condition. In a more traditional setting, you won't be able to offer personalized, one-to-one services. But as a self-employed Personal Support Worker, you'll be able to provide specialized services catered to each individual. Self-employment offers greater flexibility, higher pay, and more freedom to decide when and where to work. With Carelancer, you'll be able to choose your services, hourly rate, and clients. Rediscover your passion for the profession and unlock the advantages of self-employment today!