In-home Companion/Caregiver needed for elderly female (70). $17.50-$20.00 per hour depending on experience for a 42.5 hour work week. 2 days off per week on Saturday/Sunday. Minimum one year of relevant working professional in home care experience required. Equivalent of a Canadian High School diploma is required. Overtime occasionally may be needed and would be paid at time and a half. Job located in Pickering, ON (Keele & Rutherford). English language spoken and written is necessary. Work to take place in employers home.
Skills required: Providing care and companionship, Administering bedside and personal care such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and help with dressing and undressing, Plan and prepare meals, assist in feeding, perform routine health-related duties such as assisting in the administration of medications. Perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds etc. Accompany to appointments as needed.
Reading, good communication, decision making skills and organization are essential.
Open to applicants: Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers to Canada, and persons with disabilities.
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