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Personal care aide – home care needed in Canada by Bonded Health Services Inc

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Personal care aide – home care needed in Canada by Bonded Health Services Inc

The Personal Care Aide will assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in the persons home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals.

Job details

  •  Location: Selkirk, MB
  •  Salary: $12.00 to $14.00HOUR hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other benefits
  •  Vacancies: 2 vacancies

Also known as caregivers, personal care assistants assist elderly, recovering, or disabled clients to perform routine activities. Their duties include providing mobility support, assisting with personal hygiene, and performing household chores. Personal care assistants may work at care facilities or be directly employed by clients.

We are looking for a compassionate personal care assistant to support clients living with physical, emotional, or cognitive impairments. Your duties will include performing basic housekeeping duties, assisting with personal hygiene, and providing companionship.

To ensure success as a personal care assistant, you should possess experience in a similar role and knowledge of best practices in providing personal care. Ultimately, a first-class Personal Care Assistant will be someone who prioritizes the wellbeing of clients and demonstrates a caring approach.

Personal Care Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Providing immobile, recovering, or frail clients with support, company, and comfort.
  • Dispencing medications, administering treatments, and assisting with exercise routines as prescribed.
  • Reporting changes in the physical, mental, and emotional conditions of clients to relevant parties.
  • Providing support with personal hygiene, including bathroom visits, bathing, dressing, and brushing teeth.
  • Engaging clients in suitable activities, such as playing games, taking walks, or having conversations.
  • Performing basic housekeeping duties, including cleaning, laundry, and preparing meals.
  • Assisting clients with household finances, bills, and payments, as well as running errands.
  • Accompanying clients on outings and arranging transportation to medical appointments.
  • Providing mobility support, including assistance with walking aids and wheelchairs.
  • Maintaining a hygienic, tidy, and safe environment.

Personal Care Assistant Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • National Caregiver Certification Course (NCCC) preferred.
  • A minimum of two years’ of experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in providing personal care.
  • Available to work irregular hours, including night shift, weekends, and holidays.
  • Experience in administering prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Extensive experience in assisting clients with mobility and personal hygiene.
  • Ability to perform housekeeping tasks, prepare meals, pay household bills, and run errands.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a caring approach, and physically fit.
  • Ability to maintain a tidy and safe living environment.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Shop for food and household supplies; Provide personal care; Provide companionship; Prepare and serve nutritious meals; Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties; Launder clothing and household linens; Collect specimens; Bathe, dress and groom patients; Administer bedside and personal care; Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk; Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
Security and Safety
Criminal record check; Adult Abuse Registry; Vulnerable sector check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence; Public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Dependability; Reliability; Organized; Punctuality
Other benefits
Learning/training paid by employer
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?; Are you currently a student?; Are you available for shift or on-call work?

Benefits

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

reception@bondedhealth.ca

By phone

204-785-1992 Between 09:00 AM and 04:00 PM

By fax

204-482-7719

By mail

230 Manitoba Ave
Selkirk , MB
R1A 0Y5

In person

230 Manitoba Ave
Selkirk , MB
R1A 0Y5 Between 09:00 AM and 04:00 PM

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter

Advertised until

2022-07-11

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