Job Title:

Attendant for Persons with Disabilities

Company:

Jessica Anne Escabillas

Location:

Edmonton , AB


We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Personal Care Assistant to provide essential support and assistance to individuals in need of personal care. As a Personal Care Assistant, you will play a vital role in improving the quality of life for our clients by helping them with daily activities and ensuring their comfort and well-being.

Duties:

  • Provide personal care services such as bathing, grooming, and dressing
  • Assist with mobility and transfers
  • Administer medications as prescribed by healthcare professionals
  • Prepare nutritious meals and assist with feeding if necessary
  • Perform light housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Provide companionship and engage in meaningful activities with clients
  • Monitor and report any changes in clients' physical or mental condition
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, such as nurses or hospice care providers, to ensure the best possible care for clients
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and infection control measures

Skills:

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills:

  • Caregiving experience, preferably in a home care or assisted living setting
  • Knowledge of hospice care principles and practices
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting and assist with mobility needs
  • Proficiency in meal preparation and knowledge of proper nutrition
  • Familiarity with medication administration procedures
  • Understanding of senior care needs and challenges
  • Excellent communication skills to interact effectively with clients, their families, and healthcare professionals

Languages:

  • English

Education:

  • College/CEGEP or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Healthcare experience for persons with disability is an asset.

Asset Language:

  • Tagalog

Work Site Environment:

  • Non-smoking

Work Setting:

  • Work at Employer/client's home

Certificates needed:

  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Additional Information

Security and Safety:

  • Basic Security Clearance
  • Reference Required.

Work Conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Bending, crouching and kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing and walking
  • Fast paced environment
  • Physically demanding, repetitive tasks

Weight Handling:

  • Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)

 

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Education:

  • DCS / DEC (preferred)

Language:

  • Tagalog or Visayan (preferred)

In person

TO APPLY:

If you are a compassionate individual who is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of others, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.

E-mail: j.escabillas@yahoo.ca

Join our team of caring professionals and help us provide exceptional care to those who need it most.





Posted 2024-03-18








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