Home Support Worker

  • Company:
    Michael Chute
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    17 hours ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Job Description

Seeking a full-time night (11:00 PM-7:00 AM) home support worker, who is helpful, thoughtful, respectful and compassionate to provide care to a male senior with high needs medical and dementia care.

· Acting as a companion as directed in providing comfort care which may include playing cards; drawing; reading; watching TV, visiting, pet therapy

· Monitoring hydration and nutrition

· Light housekeeping and cleaning duties

· Meal preparation/meal assistance/feeding assistance

· Provide bedside and personal care with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

· Assist with transfers and exercises

· Assist with medication administration

· Ability to operate a stair/chair lift

· Problem solve to find alternate method of communication when required

· Problem solving to encourage sleep

· Willing to work in a home environment with 3 dogs and 1 cat

· Work under pressure

· Physically demanding with a combination of sitting; standing; kneeling; crouching; walking; bending; climbing stairs; lifting (over 50lbs)

· Client focused

· Excellent oral and written communication (English preferred)

· Demonstrates patience and flexibility

· Dependable, organized, punctual and reliable

· 8.0 hours/shift (Sunday-Thursday)

· Must be willing to adhere to COVID-19 protocols. Limit working to one client only

· Must have own transportation and valid driver’s license

· First Aid certificate

· Vulnerable sector check

· Comfortable working within a home environment and/or care facility if required

Qualifications

· High school diploma

· Experience with high needs medical care; dementia care; mobility; transfers

Company Description

Private home care