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HOME SUPPORT WORKER

Posted by: Dilawar & Kiranpal Khakh
Posting date: March 12, 2019      Closing date: August 12, 2019
Job location: GTA Others - ON, Canada
Salary: $17.00 per hour
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Others
Job id: 20190312-200524

Job summary:


We are seeking a passionate, reliable, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after our senior mom. The Home Support Worker must be patient, sensible, compassionate and truly have a heart to care for seniors who require extra support, love and att

Job description:


HOME SUPPORT WORKER
(National Occupational Classification  2016 - NOC Code: 4412)

We are seeking a passionate, reliable, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after our senior mom. The Home Support Worker must be patient, sensible, compassionate and truly have a heart to care for seniors who require extra support, love and attention.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Provide hands-on care personal care and support, companionship, meaningful activities and conversation
  • Being a stable supporter in all matters like personal, health-related and emotional
  • Assist with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene, dressing, toileting, grooming and other related duties
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds
  • Perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings, assisting in the administration of medications and collecting specimens under the general direction of nurse
  • Assist with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside, accompanying to and from activities, walks, running errands, physician’s appointments, and helping to get in and out of wheelchair-accessible vehicle, if necessary

 EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • 1 year to less than 2 years of experience as Home Support Worker
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Punjabi speaking is an asset but not a condition or requirement for employment.
  • Completion of a training program in care of the elderly or in a related field.
  • First aid / CPR certification
  • Must be able to work independently in an unsupervised setting

EMPLOYER CONTACT INFORMATION:

Work Setting: Private home located in Caledon, ON

Location of work:  In the Peel Region, northwest of the City of Caledon, Ontario.

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

Hours of work: 40 hours per week 

Mondays through Fridays: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

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

Wages: $17.00 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 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 caledonhsw@gmail.comor 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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