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personal support worker - home support


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5N0C9

Salary

$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Work in employer's/client's home

Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • 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 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Target audience

  • Elderly
  • Persons with a disability

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Repetitive tasks

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • 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?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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