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Job Details

Home Support Worker

Employer

Private Household

Date Posted

June 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.65 to $19.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Private Household

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Work Setting

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

Specific Skills

  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Target Audience

  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • 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

Jul 07, 2021

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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