Home Care (Care Aides, Caregivers, PSW, CSW, HCA, RCA)

Team Y Foundation - Burnaby, BC (23 days ago)

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Are you a caring and energetic individual with a passion to make a difference?

Are you looking for an amazing flexible job or a second job?

Looking for a job where your presence and contribution are truly appreciated?

Why join us?

Team Y Foundation is looking for great candidates to become a part of our compassionate care-giving team. We are building a team of care workers to assist client with disabilities.

  • One work location and flexible scheduling (24 hours)
  • Comprehensive training will be provided to ensure your success in the role
  • High-end medical equipment to ensure safety and ease of operation
  • Convenient location near a SkyTrain station for easy commute
  • Paid orientation

Summary of job duties:

You will work at the private home of the client, providing comfort and support, executing the care plan and assisting with daily living needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to take the initiative and do what it takes to ensure the client is living the best quality of life possible
  • Following the care plan, observing and reporting any substantial findings and/or changes in patient/resident/client’s behavior to the appropriate registered member of the healthcare team.
  • Preparing nutritious meals and carry out light household duties with high quality and pride
  • Operate mobility equipment to assist with ambulation, positioning and transferring
  • Help client with personal hygiene. Provide help with toileting, help with grooming, baths, shampoos and showers
  • Document Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and other findings
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
  • Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures and abide by relevant laws and regulations
  • High tolerance for working under pressure and handling critical situations with a cool head
  • Other personal support duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be reliable, punctual, kind, caring, and truly enthusiastic about their job
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitive information with empathy
  • Immunizations and current TB test completed within 1 year
  • Current Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) completed within 1 year
  • Are legally able to work in Canada

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year’s experience in any of the following areas: personal support care, home support, rehabilitation, respite care, rehabilitation or convalescent care.
  • Special consideration will be made for applicants with experience working as a Community Support Worker, Personal Support Worker (PSW), Health Care Assistant, Companion Worker, Care Aide, Housekeeping, License Practical Nurse, and Home Support Worker.
  • BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry (Preferred).
  • Ability to speak English well.
  • Basic computer skills.

How to apply:

  • Please reply with your resume and a cover letter, providing your available hours to work and explaining why you would be a great addition to our team. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Must provide 2 professional references

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 to $22.00 /hour

Team Y Foundation is an equitable employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates elected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • nursing or personal care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • operating mobility equipment (patient lift+ wheelchair): 1 year (Required)

Licence:

  • criminal background check within 1 year (Required)
  • Immunization Certification with 1 year (Required)
  • BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry (Preferred)

Duties:

  • Assisting clients with personal hygiene and getting dressed
  • Assisting clients with housekeeping or other daily errands
  • Observing and reporting on changes in the health or status of the client
  • Preparing food and feeding clients
  • Maintaining clients' health equipment
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting clients with rehabilitative exercises