Home Support worker – home care(for a young man with special needs

Job Information
Author donysh
Date October 30, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Maureen B.
Salary $16.00 to $18.00 - Per Hour
Location Brampton, ON
Category Child Care-in-home and child care centre
Contact Information
Apply by e-mail:alwaysbusy62@hotmail.com

Employer:Maureen B.

Employers’ address: Summershade Street, Brampton, ON

Work Location: same as above

Type of Employment:Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus as per the doctor’s instructions
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Assist client with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder)
  • Assist client in water (i.e. pool)
  • Administer medications
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Take client to communityinclusion activities and doctor’s appointmentsusing approved means of transportation.
  • Be in constant communication with the employer due to the fact that the person receiving care is not able to talk.
  • Act as an advocate for the client in identifying and ensuring that the client’s needs are met.
  • Assist the client in daily routines and the activities of daily living as required.
  • Plan and implement activities as per the Personal Support Plan (PSP) that meets the client’s recreational and leisure needs.
  • Implement behavioural strategies as per the Behavioral Support Plan (BSP)
  • Provide First Aid as required
  • Constant supervision is required as client does not identify dangers
  • Ensure that the client’s environment is safe and free of hazards
  • Assist the client with banking and shopping

Requirements:

-Education: Completion of high school is required

-Experience: At least one year of full-time experience as a caregiver or personal care attendant is required

-Flexibility in schedule is required

-Occasional evening and weekend work required

-Valid driver’s licence is required

-First aid certificate is an asset

Salary:$16.00 to $18.00hourly, 40 Hours per week

Important Information:

  • The home support worker will be responsible for the care of a 23-year-oldmanwith special needs who doesn’t communicate verbally and has obsessive and compulsive behavior.
  • Client has a special diet provided by a doctor who is a specialist in nutrition due to thelactose intolerance, heart condition and autism disorder he suffers from.
  • Work schedule varies depending on that of the employer who is a nurse: 5 days per week,8 hours per day. Split day shift might be:from 6:00AM till noon / from 4:00PM to 6:00PM.  Evening shift might be: from 1:00PM to 9:00PM.Two days off on a rotational basis.
  • Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment.

Apply by e-mail:alwaysbusy62@hotmail.com

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