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Job Description:Provide personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients. Care is provided within the client's residence, in which the home support worker may also reside. They are employed by home care and support agencies, private households, or they may be self-employed. Housekeepers perform housekeeping and other home management duties in private households and other non-institutional, residential settings.

The following is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
• Home support workers provide care and companionship for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption
• Administer bedside and personal care to clients such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing and undressing
• Plan and prepare meals and special diets, and feed or assist in feeding clients
• Will perform routine health-related duties such as changing non-sterile dressings, assisting in the administration of medications and collecting specimens under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse
• Will perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds.
• Housekeepers perform
• Perform housekeeping and other home management duties under general direction of employer
• Plan and prepare meals independently or with employer, and may serve meals
• May care for children

Job requirements:
Languages: English 
Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Security and Safety: Driver's validity licence check, Reference required 
Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver's licence, Willing to travel regularly 
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Bending, crouching, kneeling, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Sitting, Repetitive tasks, Standing for extended periods, Walking 
Work Location Information: Room and board provided, Work in employer's/client's home 
Work Site Environment: Non-smoking 
Personal Suitability: Punctuality, Organized, Effective interpersonal skills, Dependability, Excellent oral communication, Reliability 
Cuisine Specialties: South Indian 
Specific Skills: Launder clothing and household linens, assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder), Shop for food and household supplies, provide personal care, perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties, Prepare and serve nutritious meals 
Weight Handling: Up to 9 kg (20 lbs) 
Work Setting: Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment 

How to apply
By email

Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Job Title live-in caregiver
Date Posted 2019-Jan-08
Expiry Date 2019-Feb-11
Ad ID:16337
Post Details
Posted By Noordin Sayani
City or Province VancouverWest
Location British Columbia
Job Type Full-time
Classification Health and Social Services