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personal support worker - home support


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5L5C8

Salary

$15.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 16 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College/CEGEP
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Scent free

Work setting

  • Work in employer's/client's home

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • 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)
  • Change non-sterile dressings
  • 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 

  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Intensive behavioural intervention Certification
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Health Care Aide Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Immunization records

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

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