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Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care

Employer

Private Family

Date Posted

July 02, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $22.66 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 01, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Private Family

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Work site environment

Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Health care institution, facility or clinic

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Collect specimens
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Geriatric Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Target audience

  • Adults
  • Females
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Patience
  • Honesty

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Support for newcomers and refugees

Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition

Support for Indigenous people

Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Visiting Homemakers
SOCIAL

Interest in serving - assisting clients by administering bedside and personal care such as aid in walking, bathing, personal hygiene and dressing and undressing; by feeding or assisting in feeding clients; and in demonstrating infant care to new parents

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to maintain client files and plan meals and special diets

objective

Interest in handling the preparation of meals and special diets; may perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds; may perform routine health-related duties such as change non-sterile dressings, administer medications and collect specimens under the direction of a home-care agency supervisor or nurse

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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