Personal Care Aide – Home Care
Employer: Private Home NW Calgary, Alberta
Business/Work location: West Hillhurst NW neighbourhood, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3L5
Terms of employment: Term or contract, Full time, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Night, Shift, Weekend, Flexible hours
Wage: $22.00 per hour, 30 - 50 hours / week; Benefits: Other benefits
Anticipated Start Date: 2021-04-01 Anticipated End Date: 2023-04-01
Positions Available: 1 Vacancy
Job Description: Provide care and companionship to a senior with ALS, including: take client for walks and swimming; drive client to medical appointments; assist with pet care. Administer personal care to client such as: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting; stretching and movement exercises; use lifts/hoists to transfer between bed, wheelchair, and toile; assist with operation of assisted speech device. Assist with meals: Prepare food; Feed client using tube and spoon; Document food intake. Perform routine health-related duties such as: administer and document medications; provide first aid if needed; clean feeding tube. Perform routine housekeeping duties, such as: tidying & housekeeping living space and bedroom.
Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of at least 1 year OR equivalent experience; Credentials such as disability studies certificate, First Aide Certificate
Experience: At least 3 years’ experience caring for persons with disabilities.
Security and Safety: Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check; References required.
Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver’s license; Vehicle supplied by employer for work related travel.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads up to 45kg (100 lbs), Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Repetitive tasks, Walking, Work under pressure.
Work location: Work in employer’s home. Work site Environment: Non-smoking.
Personal Suitability: Punctuality, Organized, Dependability, Flexibility, Excellent oral communication, Reliability.
How to apply: Please provide your Resume with 2 work related references and use the Contact Form