Home Care Attendant – Personal Care and Respite for Caregivers

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Personal care : Provide support for activities of daily living such as grooming and hygiene, dressing and meal assistance; supervise the taking of medication, accompany the client on outings, ensure safe client handling, etc.
  • Respite for caregivers : Provide comfort and security, offer cognitive and physical stimulation activities, help with meals and supervise the taking of medication.
  • Housekeeping : Clean various rooms in the client’s home and take care of the client’s entire laundry cycle.

 

Requirements :

  • Clean various rooms in the client’s home and take care of the client’s entire laundry cycle.
  • Be dynamic, efficient, resourceful and punctual
  • Show empathy and interpersonal skills
  • Have at least six months of experience as a home support worker or orderly
  • Recognized vocational training in health care, including in CPR and in Principles for Moving Clients Safely (PMCS)
  • Be able to write and speak French – be able to speak English and/or other language(s) (an asset)
  • Have access to a vehicle