Skills Personal Support Worker - Home Support in Manitoba

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "personal support worker - home support" was moved from the group Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412) to the group Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations (NOC 44101).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a personal support worker - home support in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 44101).

Tasks

  • Care for pets
  • 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
  • Collect specimens
  • Demonstrate infant care to new parents
  • 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

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing

    Knowledge

  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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