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Job Details

Home Support Worker

Employer

Weinstein Family

Date Posted

June 06, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 06, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Weinstein Family

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Room and board provided
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Employer's home

Tasks

  • Care for pets
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Cook

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with a disability

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Repetitive tasks

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Patience
  • Honesty

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition

Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Home Support Worker 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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