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Job Details

Home Support Worker

Posted on Aug 26, 2020 by Mike Private Home

  • Location Barrhead, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 25, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Mike Private Home

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Experience with Special Needs Children

Assistance with mobility

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)

Work Setting

Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment

Specific Skills

  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's/client's home

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Punctuality

How to Apply

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.

Advertised Until

Sep 25, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Home Support Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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