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Job: Handy Man (M/F)

Title Handy Man (M/F)
Job Information

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide individualized non-medical care usually not provide by the Care Provider

  • Provide general house maintenance, such as
    • Replacing lightbulbs
    • Replacing Airfilters
    • Minor repairs
    • Paint touch ups
  • Perform seasonal services, such as
    • Mowing the Lawn
    • Cleaning the Gutters
    • Powerwashing the driveway
  • Perform other related activities as required

KNOWLEDGE/CERTIFICATES

  • General understanding tools used around the house
  • General understanding of electricity/plumbing/carpentry

SKILLS

The Handy Man is expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Effective communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The Handy Man represents the company, the following attributes are desired to maintain our company’s image and profesionalism:

  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be consistent and fair
  • Be compassionate and understanding
  • Be flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Respect cultural differences
  • Work independently with little supervision
  • Work effectively as a member of a team

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands

  • The Handy Man may be required to move heavy objects.
  • The Handy Man may be required to be able to push wheelchair along with client where needed.

Environmental Conditions

  • The Handy Man spends time in and around the client’s home.
  • The Handy Man may be required to work in winter conditions.

Mental Demands

  • The Handy Man may face some stress from dealing with clients and family members who may be difficult to work with.

APPLICATION CONDITIONS

  • The applicant will be subject to a National Criminal Record Check.
  • The applicant’s driving record will be verified.
  • The applicant holds a valid driver’s license
  • The applicant will have access to a dependable vehicle

EXCLUSIONS

 This role is set up to provide non-medical care. As such the role does not require personal hygiene, grooming, bathing or the adminstration of medication.

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