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Home Support Worker

Posted by: The Nookala's
Posting date: March 11, 2021      Closing date: November 11, 2021
Posting date: March 11, 2021
Closing date: November 11, 2021
 
Job location: Vancouver - BC, Canada
 
Salary: $20.00 per hour
 
Vacancy: 1
 
Job category: Caregiver & Nanny
Job id: 20210311-180954

Job summary:


I am seeking a passionate, responsible, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after my grandmother (82 years) as she is suffering from congestive heart failure, a recent stroke with residual deficits, mobility issues 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:


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

 

I am seeking a passionate, responsible, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after my grandmother (82 years) as she is suffering from congestive heart failure, a recent stroke with residual deficits, mobility issues 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 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 aid in ambulation, bathing, dressing and undressing, toileting, grooming and other related duties
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals that are easy to eat
  • Ensure that the senior has clean clothes and bedding
  • Follow instructions given by family and physicians
  • Perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings, assisting in the administration of medications, collecting specimens under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse, and other duties if health status changes
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes, making beds and maintain a clean home environment
  • Assist with mobility around the house and outside
  • Accompanying to a        nd from activities, walks, running errands, physician’s appointments

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Some secondary (high) school education is an asset
  • At least one year of experience in a related field providing assistance to ill or elderly persons
  • Basic First aid / CPR training is an asset
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Must be able to work independently in an unsupervised setting

 

Work Setting: Private home

Location of work:  Foster Avenue and Aberdeen Park, Vancouver, BC Canada

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

 

Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Mondays through Fridays: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

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

 

Wages: $20.00 per hour.

 

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

 

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 vancouverhsw@gmail.comwith resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

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