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Job Details

Personal Care Aide - Home Care

Posted on Sep 09, 2020 by Lowe Residence

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 38 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 09, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Lowe Residence

Languages

English

Education

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

Experience with Special Needs Children

Assistance with mobility

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Collect specimens
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • Young adults
  • Females

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral 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.

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 Care Aide - Home Care 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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