personal support worker – home support

  • Company:
    GEMMA BASIT
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Work Setting

  • Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment
  • Specific Skills

  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Mend clothing and linens
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Target Audience

  • Elderly
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Security and Safety

  • Medical exam
  • Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Public transportation is available
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • Work in employer’s/client’s home
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Room and board provided
  • Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Punctuality