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home support worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Knowlton, QC
J0E1V0

Salary

$15.25 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment
  • Employer's home

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)
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • CPR Certificate
  • Certificate of Conduct
  • First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Adults
  • Elderly
  • Persons with a disability

Experience with special needs children

  • Assistance with mobility

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

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?

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Commission
  • Piece work

Other benefits

  • Travel insurance

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