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Live-In Caregiver - Persons With Disabilities Posted on Sep 27, 2017 by Thomas Adams

  • Location Duchess, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 to $16.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Thomas Adams

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
  • CPR Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Nursing Aide Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Care for pets

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

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

Specific Skills

  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer medications

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Dec 21, 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 Live-In Caregiver - Persons With Disabilities 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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