Company name: Cliff
Place: Fort St. John, BC
Salary $18 per hour, full time (6+ hours per day, 5 days per week)
Position available immediately.
Must speak English
NOC job title: Live in Caregiver or Caregiver for Seniors 4412
In Home Care for Senior. Duties include helping with grocery and general shopping, healthy menu planning for a diabetic/cancer patient (in remission) with severe Psoriatic and Osteoarthritis Arthritis among other ailments. Meal preparation. Taking to and from medical appointments, hair appointments, hospital and dental appointments as well as activities.
A valid Driver’s License, or the ability to get one would be an asset as the home is in a rural setting. Administration of medications, keeping records of medications taken and times take, plus giving needles. Give bedside and personal care to clients under the direction of a health care worker or nurse. Needs as they may arise as the patients’ health deteriorates.
Be responsible for the laundry, dishes, bedmaking, and general housecleaning maintaining a clean, healthy home. Helping with crafts and hobbies, companionship as to help the Senior have a good quality of life.
Applicant can choose to live in, a private bedroom with adjoining bathroom could be provided, or they could live out.
Post-Secondary education of at least a 6 month Caregiver course, or equivalent is an asset. Must have worked as a full time Caregiver, or in a related occupation for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years including 6 months with the same employer during the past three years. Computer skills to make weekly menus that can be posted on refrigerator and research quality meals would be an asset.