Home support worker required to provide full-time permanent personal care and companionship for elderly convalescent 76 year old woman who recently had a massive stroke that has left her with mental and physical disabilities and who is transitioning from rehabilitation to her home.
Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full time
Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend
Start date: as soon as possible
Language of work: English
Wage/Salary: $17.00 hourly for 30 hours per week
Work Location/Work Setting: Urban Area West Edmonton; Work in employer’s home; Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment.
Work Site Environment: Non-smoking
Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver’s license; Public transportation available
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years experience working with seniors, OCD and agitation.
Specific Skills/Job duties:
Provide personal care;
Assist with bedside and personal care such as bathing, other aspects of personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing;
Shop for food and household supplies;
Plan, prepare and serve nutritious meals with attention to special diet;
Feed or assist in feeding;
Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties;
Launder clothing and household linens;
Wash dishes and make bed;
Perform routine health-related duties under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse;
Administer bedside and personal care;
Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk;
Assistance with mobility;
Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Certificates/Credentials: CPR, First Aid Certificate,
Security and Safety: Criminal record check; Reference required; Vulnerable sector check
Target Audience: Females
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Weight Handling;
Personal Suitability: Initiative; Flexibility; Excellent oral communication; Employer focus; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability; Effective interpersonal skills; Organized; Punctuality
Intended job posting audience: Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
How to apply/contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org