Home Health Care Assistant

Kindred Home Care - Dieppe, NB (30+ days ago)

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Are you a compassionate, caring person looking to make a difference in the lives of others? We have clients that are looking for someone like you! Kindred Home Care is a trusted provider of home care and we are looking for Home Support Workers to join our team.

For over 30 years, Kindred Home Care has been providing short and long term home support services to individuals and families in the areas of respite care, personal care, assistance with activities of daily living, and home management. By definition, the word “kindred” means “close to someone because of similar qualities or interests” and with that definition in mind, we endeavour to match clients with the best caregiver for them, believing that one good match is the most important part of the caring environment.

Could you be the perfect caregiver for one of our clients?
Don’t have training? That’s okay!

Through a partnership with Peak Form Health & Safety Academy, we assist in providing First Aid, CPR, and Personal Care Aide II training in order to give you all the tools you need to work as a Home Support Worker. Peak Form’s program is a made-in-NB PCA II training program, which includes: a Home Support Worker training textbook written specifically for New Brunswick Home Support Workers, a highly accessible learn-at-home program and an innovative, mobile, hands-on lab.
As a Home Support Worker you will work one-on-one with clients to provide non-medical assistance with tasks such as:

  • Meal preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Running errands
  • Medication reminders
  • Personal care, and
  • Companionship

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Experience working in home care, special care homes, and/or nursing homes would be considered an asset
  • Experience in food preparation and/or housekeeping and janitorial work would be considered an asset
  • Personal (i.e. non-professional) experience caring for the elderly and/or individuals with special needs would be considered an asset
  • Must provide satisfactory criminal record check with vulnerable sector check, as well as a satisfactory background check through the NB Department of Social Development
  • Pre-existing First Aid and CPR certification would be considered an asset
  • Pre-existing Personal Care Aide II certification or equivalent would be considered an asset
  • Must have access to your own vehicle and/or public transit routes or must be willing to walk/cycle to work
  • Must have a phone with functional voicemail, and email address, and consistent access to a computer or tablet for the purposes of checking email and completing the online component of the training program

Since the needs of people receiving in-home care can vary greatly, we can offer work schedules that work for you! Daytime, evening, overnight and weekend hours are available.
Please forward your resume to apply.
Position details: part time, leading to full time
Areas: Dieppe, Memramcook, Moncton, Riverview, Salisbury

Job Type: Full-time