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Job: Home Support Aide

Title Home Support Aide
Job Information

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide individualized non-medical care

  • Provide general housekeeping such as
    • Laundry
    • Cleaning
    • Meal Preparation
  • Provide transportation to appointments and activities
  • Perform errands on behalf of the client
  • Perform other related activities as required

KNOWLEDGE/CERTIFICATES

  • First aid and CPR knowledge is desirable
  • Food Safe Certificate is desirable

SKILLS

The Home Support Aide is expected to demonstrate the following:

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

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The Home Support Aide 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 Home Support Aide may be required to carry groceries, or other items on behalf of the client.
  • The Home Support Aide may be required to be able to store and retrieve wheel chairs and other walking aids when needed.
  • The Home Support Aide may be required to be able to push wheelchair along with client where needed.

Environmental Conditions

  • The Home Support Aide spends time in client homes.
  • The Home Support Aide may be required to drive in winter conditions and make visits during periods of cold temperatures

Mental Demands

  • The Care Provider 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 has access to a dependable vehicle

EXCLUSIONS

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

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