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Personal Support Worker - Home Support Posted on Nov 06, 2017 by precious care

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 20 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 05, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

precious care

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

Experience with Special Needs Children

Assistance with mobility

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Between 61 and 80 kg (133-176 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • 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
  • Demonstrate infant care to new parents
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • 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

Jan 05, 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Personal Support Worker - Home Support 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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