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Job Details

Live-In Caregiver - Persons With Disabilities

Employer

Matthew Gustafson

Date Posted

June 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $18.50 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Matthew Gustafson

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

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

Personal Support Worker Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Care for pets

Weight Handling

Between 81 and 100 kg (177-220 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 personal care
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

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

Personal Suitability

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

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

  • On-site amenities
  • On-site housing options
  • Free parking available
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Live-In Caregiver - Persons With Disabilities 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

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General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

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Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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