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Home Support Worker Posted on Oct 06, 2017 by MARY BURNS

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.35 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 27, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

MARY BURNS

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

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

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • 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

  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Females

Security and Safety

Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Room and board provided
  • Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Client focus
  • 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.

By e-mail:

djburns@shaw.ca

In Person

915 CANAVERAL CRES SW
CALGARY, Alberta T2W1N3

Advertised Until

Dec 27, 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 Home Support Worker 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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