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Personal Support Worker - Home Support Posted on Mar 05, 2018 by Living Independently For Equality

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $25.20 to $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 19, 2018
Job Requirements


Living Independently For Equality




College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Supervisory Experience

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
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • 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
  • Males

Security and Safety

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

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking

Ability to Supervise

Staff in various areas of responsibility

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
  • 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.

By e-mail:

By Mail

101 4806 51 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N4H3

In Person

101 4806 51 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N4H3

Advertised Until

Mar 19, 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 Personal Support Worker - Home Support is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Visiting Homemakers

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


Interest in compiling information to maintain client files and plan meals and special diets


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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