Personal Support Worker – Home Support

COMPASSION HOME CARE INC. based in Victoria, NL is looking suitable applicants for the position of Personal Support Worker – Home Support who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Compassion Home Care quickly became a leader within the Home Care Sector, raising the bar for standards and quality and also, lobbying Government on behalf of employees for better working conditions and wages. Compassion Home Care’s mission is to provide our clients and their family with top-quality care, enabling them to reside safely and independently at home. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Casual employment and Part time. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend and Morning.

Employer Name: COMPASSION HOME CARE INC.
Position: Personal Support Worker – Home Support
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $17.52 hourly for 10 to 30 hours per week
Employment type: Casual employment – Part time
Location: Victoria, NL

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma .
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should have good interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature and have the ability to adapt to change.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be optimistic.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate must have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should be a good listener.
  • The candidate should have experience in providing general care and support.
  • The candidate should have good knowledge in home care services
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting, standing and walking positions.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate will be required to provide personal care such as toileting, bathing, and perineal care.
  • The candidate will be required to provide companionship
  • The candidate would be responsible for preparing and serving nutritious meals.
  • The candidate would be responsible for working with elderly patients and providing one-on-one care such as assisting with personal care, meal preparation, and light housekeeping duties like  cleaning and tidying the client’s room or house, changing beds etc.
  • The candidate would be responsible for changing non sterile dress.
  • The candidate would be in charge of providing bedside and personal care.
  • The candidate will be required to feed or assist in feeding
  • The candidate would be in charge of medication administration.
  • The candidate will be expected to participate clients in regular exercise, such as walking, to ensure that they maintain their strength and work toward recovery.
  • The candidate will be required to assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene.
  • The candidate would be responsible for assisting with oral hygiene by cleaning dentures, brushing teeth and /or gums after meals and as required and also providing additional mouth care as necessary.
  • The candidate will be required to respects clients wishes, beliefs and spiritual practices
  • The candidate would be responsible for continuously observing patients and their environments i.e. they must report and document unsafe conditions and behavioral, physical, and / or cognitive changes to an appropriate supervisor, i.e., family member, employer, care coordinator, etc.
  • The candidate will be required to support people with regards to decision making and lifestyle choices enabling them to take control of their own lives, increasing independence.
  • The candidate must ensure that all personal care tasks are carried out in line with the needs, wishes and preferences of the individual.
  • The candidate will be required to develop positive relationships with family and carers.
  • The candidate would be responsible for caring a person or a family during periods of illness or recovery

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

In Person

453 Harvey St.
Harbour Grace, NL
A0A 2M0 Between 08:30 AM and 04:30 PM

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