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Job Details

Personal Care Aide - Home Care

Posted on Jan 25, 2021 by Private Home

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 25, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Private Home

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

Care for pets

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Administer first-aid and other assistance
  • Utilize microphones or other communication devices
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Terminally ill
  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • 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

Mar 25, 2021

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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