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personal support worker - home support Verified Student job

Posted on August 24, 2022 by Employer details Senior Watch Inc

Job details

  • Location100 Prince Edward St suite 111Saint John, NBE2L 4M5
  • Salary$16.75 to $17.60 hourly for 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, On Call, Flexible Hours, 08:00 to 17:30
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  • vacancies 3 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2158293

Overview

Languages

Bilingual

Student status

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Full time enrollment

Green job

The employer stated that this is a green job because the position:

  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Home care and visiting care agency

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Care for pets
  • 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)
  • 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

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Certificate
  • Geriatric Certificate
  • Mandt System training
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Home Support Attendant Certificate

Experience and specialization

Target audience

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

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Immunization records
  • Reference required
  • Vulnerable sector check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

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

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

Asset languages

  • Arabic

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is your current field of study?

Employment groups Help -

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Advertised until

2022-10-12

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