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Job Details

Home Support Attendant

Employer

Northern Lights Ranch Ltd.

Date Posted

May 13, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Hythe, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $27.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 60 to 160 hours per month
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 27, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Northern Lights Ranch Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Care for pets
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • 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
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Cook

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Target audience

  • Adults
  • Elderly
  • Persons with a disability
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

Experience

Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Night shift premium

Long term benefits

Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Other benefits
  • Variable or compressed work week

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Home Support Attendant 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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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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