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Home Support Worker

Vancouver - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-98755
 
Employer
:
The Nookala's
 
Job Category
:
Caregiver & Nanny
 
Posting Date
:
March 12, 2021
 
Expiry date
:
November 12, 2021
 
Vacancies
:
1
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
$20.00 per hour
 
 
 
 











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HOME SUPPORT WORKER
(National Occupational Classification  2016 - NOC Code: 4412)




 


I am seeking a passionate, responsible, and full-time Home Support Worker to look after my grandmother (82 years) as she is suffering from congestive heart failure, a recent stroke with residual deficits, mobility issues and other related health conditions. The Home Support Worker must be tolerant, sensible, compassionate and truly have a heart to care for seniors who require extra support, care and attention.


 


JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES:


 


Duties include but not limited to:


 



  • Provide hands-on care personal care

  • Offer support, companionship, meaningful activities and conversation

  • Offer personal, health-related and emotional support

  • Help with personal hygiene as needed such as aid in ambulation, bathing, dressing and undressing, toileting, grooming and other related duties

  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals that are easy to eat

  • Ensure that the senior has clean clothes and bedding

  • Follow instructions given by family and physicians

  • Perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings, assisting in the administration of medications, collecting specimens under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse, and other duties if health status changes

  • Perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes, making beds and maintain a clean home environment

  • Assist with mobility around the house and outside

  • Accompanying to a        nd from activities, walks, running errands, physician’s appointments


 


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:


 



  • Some secondary (high) school education is an asset

  • At least one year of experience in a related field providing assistance to ill or elderly persons

  • Basic First aid / CPR training is an asset

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

  • Must be able to work independently in an unsupervised setting


 


Work Setting: Private home


Location of work:  Foster Avenue and Aberdeen Park, Vancouver, BC Canada


Terms of Employment: Permanent,Full-Time, Long-Term.  


 


Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Mondays through Fridays: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm


Flexibility to work overtime, evenings and/or weekends, if required


 


Wages: $20.00 per hour.


 


Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations


 


Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible.


 


Preference given to applicants who are Canadian Citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities, etc.



If interested in this position, please apply by email to us at vancouverhsw@gmail.comwith resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.