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Live-in Caregiver - Senior

Scarborough - ON, Ontario,CANADA
Job ID
Norma Buena
Job Category
Caregiver & Nanny
Posting Date
January 25, 2018
Expiry date
May 25, 2018

Live-in Caregiver for Senior

Salary:  $15.85/hour for 40 hours/week

Terms of Employment: Contract, Full Time 

Start date:  As soon as possible

Work location/transportion: In Employer's/client home, Public Transportiorn accessible

Employment conditions: May require overtime or weekends

Accommodations: Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. NOTE: Live in is not a condition of employment

Education: High School Graduate and Other Trades Certificate or Diploma

Credentials: Health Care Aide Certificate or  equivalent; CPR certficate; First Aide Certificate

Experience: Would be an asset

Languages: English

Work Site Environment:  Non-smoking

Security and Safety:  Medical exam, criminal record check, reference required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide care and companionship for elderly especially during periods of incapacitation (i.e. chronic dizziness)

  • Responsible in maintaining medical appointments

  • Accompany the elderly to family physician and/or specialists 

  • Administer bedside and personal care to elderly ( i.e bathing, personal hygiene,  dressing)

  • Perform routine health-related duties such as assisting in the administration of medications, collecting specimens as directed by family physician or nurse; taking blood pressure of the elderly with digital blood pressure monitor

  • Shop for food and household supplies for the elderly

  • Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed elderly timely

  • Read to elderly

  • Organize and perform light & safe exercises with the elderly (i.e walking/stretching)

  • Perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds.

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the house for the elderly

Essential Skills: Punctual, team player, reliable, good judgment, excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, with initiative, dependable, organized; able to carry up to 23kg (50 lbs)

How to apply: By email to