Home Care Worker

Private Home Care - Thorold, ON (29 days ago)

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Job Summary:

  • Working in the home of a mature female who has a physical disability.
  • Provide assistance to keep her comfortable, safe and help her maintain her health.

Requirements:

  • Must be reliable, flexible, agreeable and kind.
  • Worker with ambition who is able to work efficiently.
  • Willing to follow instructions of the employer and learn to use an overhead track lift.
  • Certification is not necessary but an applicant with some health-care experience is preferred.
  • Should follow health-care practices; be willing to work with patience, care and compassion for someone with mobility limitations.
  • Must be able to speak proficiently in English.
  • Has work related references and is trustworthy.
  • Dependable transportation is necessary.
  • Only residents of Niagara Region will be considered.

Duties:

  • Responsibilities include assistance with daily activities, personal hygiene care, dressing/undressing, meal assistance plus general personal or household help that is needed.
  • Repetitive kneeling and bending involved.

Work Schedule

  • Some evening shifts from 6:00/6:30pm to 11:00/12:00pm are available immediately.
  • Plus casual shifts.
  • Weekends and holidays may also be required.

Wages:

Starting rate $16.50 per hour.

4% vacation pay added to pay cheque every 2 weeks.

This is not an agency; workers are employed directly by the disabled woman through self–managed attendant care.

Job Type: Permanent