Personal care attendant – Home Care

Job Description

Employment conditions: Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend, NightSecurity and Safety

Security and Safety: Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks, Overtime required
  • Work Location Information
  • Work in employer’s/client’s home
  • Work Site Environment
  • Non-smoking

Personal Suitability

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

Specific Skills

  • Feed or assist in feeding,
  • Provide personal care,
  • Provide companionship,
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus,
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties,
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene,
  • Launder clothing and household linens,
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk,
  • Administer medications,
  • Administer bedside and personal care,
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals

Target Audience: ElderlyWork Setting

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

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)
First Aid Certificate

Education

  • Languages: English
  • Education: College/CEGEP or other courses in home support is required.
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year experience in home management experience is required.