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Home Support Worker Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by Private Household

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 25, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Private Household

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Between 81 and 100 kg (177-220 lbs)

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
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • 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

Security and Safety

  • Medical exam
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • 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

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Apr 25, 2018

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 Home Support Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Visiting Homemakers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations
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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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.

Learn More

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