Attendant for Persons with Disabilities/ Home Support Worker

$15 - $16 hourly
  • Teresita Fernandez
  • Scarborough, ON M1R 1A1, Canada
  • Apr 16, 2018
Full time Health Care

Job Description

15.72/hr - 40/hrs a week

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Languages

English

Tagalog an asset

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Work Setting

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

Example of duties:

  • Assisting with personal care: bathing and grooming, dressing, toileting, and exercise
  • Basic food preparation: preparing meals, shopping, housekeeping, laundry, and other errands
  • General health care: overseeing medication and prescriptions usage, appointment reminders and administering medicine
  • Mobility assistance: help with getting in and out of car or shower. Assistance with light exercise - mostly walking around the neighbourhood
  • Personal supervision: providing constant companionship and general supervision
  • Transportation: License not necessary for position. Need help with running errands such as grocery shopping and taking public transportation to run errands if needed
  •  Emotional support: being a stable companion and supporter in all matters personal, health-related and emotional
  • Reporting: Following a care plan and noticing any changes in the individual’s health, recording and reporting any differencesRelaying information from a doctor to family members, relaying observations and concerns to family members
  •  Home organization: help with organizing,  general house care and cleaning