Home Support Worker - Beaverlodge / West County Area

Competition Number: HR-2018-0078

Job Title: Home Support Worker - Beaverlodge / West County Area

Department: Family & Community Support Services department

Employment Type: Casual - Part Time

Salary: $20.58 - $24.55 per hour plus mileage

Posted Date: November 07, 2018 12:00 AM

Closing Date: November 16, 2018 8:30 AM

Last Updated Date: November 7, 2018 11:18 AM

Status: Active

Description:

The County of Grande Prairie is seeking a caring and compassionate individual with exceptional housekeeping and customer service skills.  The candidate will assist individuals, seniors and families who are experiencing aging, physical, mental or emotional disruptions by providing in-home support. A passion for people and for cleaning, a willingness to learn, along with strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential in this role. 

You must also possess:

  • Strong housekeeping and social skills;
  • The physical ability to undertake housekeeping duties (ability to clean for extended periods each shift), and to stand/walk/climb stairs;
  • Physical strength for lifting, and for heavier cleaning such as vacuuming;
  • Ability to travel on gravel roads in all road/weather conditions;
  • Ability to assist with / prepare meals;
  • Willingness to work with a minimum of four clients (approximately 12 hours/week);
  • Ability to participate in meetings, workshops and training for professional development;
  • Ability to ensure the client's safety and comfort, which includes promoting the independence and mental well-being of the client in a respectful and compassionate manner;
  • Ability to transport clients for appointments, shopping, etc.;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and professional boundaries;
  • Excellent written and oral communication;
  • A valid class 5 driver's license;
  • A reliable vehicle and cell phone to use for work purposes;
  • A clear police information check,  and vulnerable sector check.
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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