Support Worker

Private Home Care - Thorold, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:

  • Working for a mature female who has a physical disability.
  • Provide assistance to help her stay in her home and maintain her health.

Requirements of applicant\s:

  • Must be reliable, flexible, agreeable, kind and respectful.
  • 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. Health care students welcome to apply.
  • Should follow health-care practices; be willing to work with patience, care and compassion for someone with mobility limitations.
  • Must be able to speak clearly in English.
  • Has work related references and is trustworthy.
  • Dependable transportation is necessary.
  • Only residents of Niagara Region should apply.

Duties:

  • Responsibilities include assistance with daily activities, personal hygiene care, undressing and dressing, meal assistance plus general personal or household help that is necessary.
  • Repetitive kneeling and bending requires someone who is relatively physically fit.

Work Schedule

  • Some shifts to cover staff illnesses and staff vacations are available immediately.
  • Plus other casual shifts.
  • Can lead to permanent schedule.
  • Weekends and holidays may also be required.

Wages:

Starting rate $16.50 per hour

Rate increased after probation.

4% vacation pay included on pay cheque every 2 weeks.

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

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Language:

  • English (Required)