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Home Support Worker

Posted by: The Sahms
Posting date: April 17, 2020      Closing date: November 16, 2022
Posting date: April 17, 2020
Closing date: November 16, 2022
 
Job location: Canada-wide, Canada
 
Vacancy: 1
 
Job category: Foreign Workers Hiring
Job id: 20200417-180556

Job summary:


I am seeking a passionate, responsible, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after my wife (62) who requires extra support as she is suffering from cancer and other related health conditions. The Home Support Worker must be tolerant, sensible, compassionate and truly have a heart to care for seniors who require extra support, care and attention.

Job description:


JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Provide hands-on care personal care
  • Offer support, companionship, meaningful activities and conversation
  • Offer personal, health-related and emotional support
  • Help with personal hygiene as needed such as bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming and other related duties
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals that are easy to eat
  • Ensure that the client has clean clothes and bedding
  • Light housekeeping to maintain a clean home environment
  • Follow instructions given by family and physicians
  • Perform routine health-related duties assisting in the administration of medications and other duties if health status changes
  • Assist with mobility around the house and outside
  • Accompanying to and from activities, walks, running errands, physician’s appointments

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • 1 year of experience in a related field
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Basic First aid training
  • Must be able to work independently in an unsupervised setting

Work Setting: Private home

Location of work:  Near the intersection of West Blvd and West 40th in Kerrisdale, Vancouver.

Terms of Employment: Permanent,Full-Time, Long-Term.  

Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Mondays through Fridays: 11am – 7pm

Flexibility to work overtime, evenings and/or weekends, if required

Wages: $21.00 per hour.

Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations

Benefits:

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by employer
  • 4% vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday
    on a bi-weekly basis

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible.

Preference and priority will be given to applicants who are Canadian Citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities, etc.


If interested in this position, please apply by email to us at kerrisdalehsw@gmail.com or by mail to C/o Ramesh Nookala, Suite 300, 5118 Joyce St, Vancouver, BC V5R 4H1 Canada with resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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