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Job Details

Personal Support Worker - Home Support

Posted on Nov 17, 2020 by Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC)

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.15 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 264 hours per month
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 17, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC)

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Young adults
  • Toddler to pre-school (1 - 3 years)
  • Terminally ill
  • School age (6 - 12 years)
  • Over 12 years
  • Elderly
  • Convalescent
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Males
  • Kindergarten age (4 - 5 years)

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

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.

By e-mail:

employment@ddrc.ca

Advertised Until

Dec 17, 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 Support Worker - 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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