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Personal support worker – home support

Job Description

Job location – Pitt Meadows, BC

Here’s what we need from you:
• A kind and empathetic person who enjoys working with the elderly
• A caring heart and patience, with a genuine desire to maintain health and build good relationships
• Excellent teamwork and critical thinking, able to solve problems and think on your feet
• The desire and ability to maintain honest, direct and respectful relationships
• A wide range of interests to engage in conversation
• Good written and verbal English skills
• Flexibility to cover extra shifts as and when a colleague is unavailable
• Residency or valid work permit, and located in the Lower Mainland
• First Aid & CPR Certificate an asset
• Valid Criminal record check
• Positive references and pre-employment verification checks
• Comfortable with text and/or email

Duties & Responsibilities will vary daily.
• Personal Care – must be comfortable with helping with bathing, dressing and grooming
• Monitoring medical conditions, administering medication, following treatment plan
• Assistance with walking, mobility support and activities for maintaining physical health
• Acting as a companion to the patient. Supporting social interaction and plan outings to keep the patient active
• Planning & preparing healthy meals
• Housekeeping
• Organizing and/or attending activities, appointments or errands

Salary: 21.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.

Location: Pitt Meadows / Work in employer’s home. Parking and Transit accessible.

As an employer, we promote equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

Support Needed
 Full Time (30+ hours per week)
Support for Individual Age Group:
Over 55
Location
Personal Care
Bathing, Feeding, Incontinence Care, Willing to Train
Mobility Support
Transfer Support, Willing to Train
Behaviour Support
Willing to Train
Complex Health Needs
Medication Administration, Willing to Train
Skills & Training
First Aid
Language Spoken
English
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?