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Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care Posted on Dec 01, 2017 by Cosmos Community Disability Services Foundation

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $20.55 to $21.80 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 29, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Cosmos Community Disability Services Foundation

Languages

English

Education

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

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

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Train and supervise staff
  • Supervise support staff

Specific Skills

  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • 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
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • 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

Dec 29, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Visiting Homemakers
NOC code: 6471.1
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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