Caregiver Needed for Client with early dementia – West Vancouver

  • Company:
    Shylo Home Healthcare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Personal Care

Job Description

We are looking for two exceptional Caregivers for a lovely gentleman in West Vancouver with early dementia. We need experienced Caregivers willing to commit to this senior client long-term who has great English communication and Canadian cooking skills. Position will begin with weekend coverage (Friday through Sunday, 12-hr Day and Night shifts) but will grow to cover entire week within a few months if all goes well.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist client with the Activities of Daily Living to promote maximum independence
  • Prepare tasty nutritious (organic) meals for the client and his wife
  • Observe and document client’s health and environment; immediately report significant change in health or unsafe observations
  • Maintain a psychologically healthy and physically comfortable home
  • Accompany client on daily outings to promote social interactions (may attend regular events at local Community Centre)

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with clients with dementia
  • Above average Canadian cooking skills
  • Compassionate and caring demeanour
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to drive an asset, but not necessary

Requirements

  • Up-to-date and detailed resume (highlighting your healthcare training and dementia care experience)
  • Copies of all educational and training documents
  • References from your three most recent employers (name, email and phone number, we will contact them)
  • Current First Aid and CPR (or proof of registration in a 2-day course within the next 30 days)
  • Negative TB Screening results
  • Any other relevant details to show why you are a qualified applicant

Salary will depend on experience. Dental, Vision & Extended Health Benefits available after three months employment. Please submit your detailed resume if you are interested in this job.

Company Description

Shylo Home Healthcare is a successful home healthcare agency on the North Shore, we have been serving the needs of clients in the Vancouver Lower Mainland for thirty-nine years. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent client service and supporting our valued employees ‒ and most importantly, we have fun! We work as a team and when one manager is busy, we all pitch in to help; we need someone who can jump right in and join the Shylo team with enthusiasm.