• ATTENDANT FOR PERSON WITH DISABILITIES - HOME CARE
  • Location
    NE Area, Calgary, AB| Alberta
  • Job ID
    7732
  • Views
    84
  • Date Posted
    19-02-2019
  • Expiry Date
    18-08-2019
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD 17.31 to 18.00 per hour
  • Min. Experience
    1 - 2 Years
  • Min. Education
    Other trade certificate or diploma
Job Details

Salary: $17.31 to $18.00 / Hour (To be negotiated)

Vacancies: 1 

Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time; 30 to 40   Hours / Week 

Start date: As soon as possible

Employment conditions: may be on call and may work overtime; shifts may be in the morning/day, evening/night or weekend

Languages: English

Education: Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Security and Safety: Criminal record check and Adult Abuse Registry

Transportation/Travel Information: public transportation is available; willing to travel

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: bending, crouching, kneeling; combination of sitting, standing, walking; overtime required; physically demanding; repetitive tasks

Work Location Information: Work in employer's/client's home

Work Site Environment: Non-smoking

Personal Suitability: punctuality, dependability, flexibility, initiative, excellent oral communication, judgement, reliability, client focus

Experience with Special Needs Adult: Assistance with mobility

Specific Skills:

  • Administer medications

  • Administer bedside and personal care

  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk

  • Collect specimens

  • Cook meals and assist in feeding

  • Shop for food and household supplies

  • Provide personal care

  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus

  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties,

  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals

    Weight Handling: Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

    Work Setting: Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment

    Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Health Care Aide Certificate or related education/training; CPR Certificate; First Aid Certificate

    How to apply: By email at bingnb1970@yahoo.com


Job Description

Caregiver/Attendant for an adult male with autism; 5”11” (height), needing assistance in eating, bathing, dressing, etc.; has a tendency to have a meltdown; with mild aggressive behaviour at times; caregiver must have patience and must be willing to work on shifts; must also be able to physically contain the patient when he is having aggressive behaviour; must be willing to take the patient outside for recreational activities