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Respite Worker - Home Support Posted on Mar 28, 2018 by Newell Community Action Group

  • Location Brooks, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 to $14.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 5 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 27, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Newell Community Action Group

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Experience with Special Needs Children

Assistance with mobility

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Certificate
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training
  • Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Weight Handling

Between 61 and 80 kg (133-176 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Young adults
  • Toddler to pre-school (1 - 3 years)
  • School age (6 - 12 years)
  • Over 12 years
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability
  • Kindergarten age (4 - 5 years)

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Various locations

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.

By Mail

120 3rd Street West
Brooks, Alberta T1R0S3

Advertised Until

Apr 27, 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 Respite Worker - Home Support 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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