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personal support worker - home support


Source: Job Bank

Location

Hamilton, ON
L8P3L9

Salary

$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 36 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Work in employer's/client's home

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • 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)
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • Collect specimens
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household 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 

  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Target audience

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

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required
  • Bondable
  • Medical exam
  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • 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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

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