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Live-In Caregiver - Persons With Disabilities

Employer

Lau Caregiver

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Lau Caregiver

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Non-smoking

Work setting

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

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • 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
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Persons with Alzheimer's disease
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Security and safety

  • Adult Abuse Registry check
  • Criminal record check
  • Drug test
  • Immunization records
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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