There are a number of outstanding PSWs working throughout the province. With the PSW of the Year award we are able to recognize one exceptional PSW. The winner of the PSW of the Year award wins $500 and registration to PSNO's 11th Annual PSW Training Day.
The award is presented at our Annual PSW Provincial Training Day which is held each year, in October.
Nominees must work in the province of Ontario.
Nominees cannot nominate themselves.
Nominees must provide consent to being nominated.
Nominees will be evaluated based upon the following criteria. Examples of each should be provided in the nomination summary:
Professional Knowledge – Nominee displays extensive and current knowledge of the personal support field as well as knowledge and effective use of community resources and services.
Patient Care – Nominee displays an extraordinary ability to relate to and interact with care recipients and shows an exceptional level of empathy and compassion
Advocacy – Nominee displays a commitment to improving and advocating the profession of personal support.
Team Support – Nominee is an active member of the care support team and provides guidance and leadership to new PSWs entering the field.
Going Beyond the Call of Duty – Nominee displays exemplary performance in going above and beyond the call of duty
Work History – Please list in bullet form your nominee’s work history
Complete the attached application form.
In 500 words or less, summarize how this individual meets the nomination criteria and provide examples
Nominations will be based upon completed application and summary of how the nominee meets the criteria. Nominee consent form must also be completed, signed and submitted with application and summary
All PSWs nominated for PSW of the Year Award will receive a letter of recognition to congratulate them for the outstanding work they do every day.
Thank you for your interest the 2017 PSW of the Year Award is now closed.