personal support worker – home support

  • Company:
    Home Instead
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

or equivalent experienceCredentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)First Aid CertificateCPR CertificatePersonal Support Worker CertificateHealth Care Aide CertificateDevelopmental services worker¿(DSW)¿TrainingGeriatric CertificateWeight HandlingUp to 9 kg (20 lbs)Specific SkillsProvide personal careProvide companionshipPrepare and serve nutritious mealsPerform light housekeeping and cleaning dutiesLaunder clothing and household linensAdminister bedside and personal careFeed or assist in feedingAssist in regular exercise, e.g., walkAssist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygieneTarget AudienceAdultsTerminally illElderlyConvalescentPersons with physical disabilitiesPersons with mental health disabilitiesPersons with an intellectual disabilityPersons with a disabilityFemalesMalesPersons with Alzheimer’s diseaseSecurity and SafetyCriminal record checkReference requiredVulnerable sector checkTransportation/Travel InformationOwn transportationOwn vehicleValid driver’s licenceTravel expenses not paid by employerPublic transportation is availableWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesFast-paced environmentWork under pressureRepetitive tasksPhysically demandingSittingCombination of sitting, standing, walkingStanding for extended periodsWalkingBending, crouching, kneelingWork Location InformationRural areaWork in employer’s/client’s homeUrban areaVarious locationsPersonal SuitabilityInitiativeEffective interpersonal skillsFlexibilityExcellent oral communicationClient focusDependabilityJudgementReliabilityOrganizedPunctuality