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Job Details

Live-In Caregiver - Seniors

Posted on Sep 28, 2020 by Private household

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $2,848.00 monthly
  • Work Hours 40 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 05, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Private household

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Geriatric Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Administer massage techniques through soft tissue manipulation, relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy, trigger point therapy, joint pain and lower grade mobilizations

Target Audience

  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Males

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation available

Personal Suitability

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

Licensed Practical Nurse Specific Skills

Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures


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

Nov 05, 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 Live-In Caregiver - Seniors 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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