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home support worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3R6S5

Salary

$23.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Urban area

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
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Collect specimens
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Persons with Alzheimer's disease
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with a disability
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Young adults

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities

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