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home support worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Kelowna, BC
V1Y7E3

Salary

$23.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

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

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients in water (i.e. pool)
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Cook

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Mandt System training
  • Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Persons with Alzheimer's disease
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Convalescent
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Over 12 years
  • Persons with a disability
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • School age (6 - 12 years)
  • Terminally ill
  • Toddler to pre-school (1 - 3 years)
  • Young adults

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Patience
  • Honesty

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?

Experience

  • 1 to less than 7 months

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid
  • Pension plan

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

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