Volunteer Experience · Work Experience · Work & Career

Overview

Salary

$17.50 / hour

Terms of employment

Term or contract, Full time 40 hours / week

Employment conditions

On call, Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Shift, Weekend, Night

Job Bank  no.# 2219406

 

Job requirements

Education
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience
Experience an asset

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 
First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate, Developmental services worker training

Weight handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work setting
Rural area, Nursing home/home for the aged, Persons with an intellectual disability

Target audience
Persons with mental health disabilities, Males, Elderly, Females, Persons with physical disabilities, Persons with a disability

Personal suitability
Client focus, Dependability, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Judgement, Organized, Reliability, Team player

Tasks
Supply and empty bed pans, Take patients’ blood pressure, temperature and pulse, Serve meal trays and feed patients, Weigh, lift, turn and position patients, Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms, Supervise patients’ exercise routines, Maintain inventory of supplies, Bathe, dress and groom patients, Assist with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment, Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher, Answer call signals, Feed or assist in feeding, Provide companionship, Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene, Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties, Administer bedside and personal care, Provide personal care, Plan therapeutic diets and menus, Launder clothing and household linens

Security and safety
Bondable, Criminal record check, Reference required, Vulnerable sector check

Transportation/travel information
Own transportation, Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Handling heavy loads