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Job Details

Personal Aide - Home Support

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by Edna Arboleda-Hiew

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 31 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 14, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Edna Arboleda-Hiew

Languages

English

Education

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

Experience with Special Needs Children

Children with learning disabilities

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Wash, iron and press clothing and household linens
  • Travel with family on trips and assist with child supervision and housekeeping duties
  • Care for pets
  • Assume full responsibility for household in absence of parents

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Work Setting

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

Specific Skills

  • Tend to emotional well-being of children
  • Take children to and from school and to appointments
  • Supervise and care for children
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Organize, activities such as games and outings for children
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Instruct children in personal hygiene and social development
  • Discipline children according to the methods requested by the parents
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Help children with homework

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • School age (6 - 12 years)
  • Over 12 years
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Females
  • Males
  • Supervise and care for multi-aged group of children

Security and Safety

  • Medical exam
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Scent free

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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

Oct 14, 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 Personal Aide - Home Support 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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