Ottawa, Ontario (Private client) $20/hr
Looking for a dependable professional with a super high attention to detail and knack for providing that 'extra caring touch' for a demanding patient with a sense of humour. Must be dependable, drug and alcohol free, physically strong yet gentle, funny and able to follow directions. This client has severe mobility impairments,
speech impediment (aphasia) and needs assistance with all aspects of personal
care, feeding, medication reminders/administration and transfers.
Duties include: Heavy lifting, Dressing/undressing, toileting, assist
with bathing, light housekeeping, meal prep and planning.
Requirements: Physically strong, high school graduate, PSW training and
certification. Car or transportation to client's home. Two former client
references please. Will require assistance for up to 8 hours a day (this
position will complement CCAC provided at-home care).
Ideal candidate is a full-time paid caregiver with a PSW certification to
accompany and support client and family through this difficult time.
Familiarity with ALS is an asset. Experienced caring for a terminally ill patient and supporting the family with this process is an added bonus. Scheduling to be finalized but will complement the morning and evening/ overnight community home care workers who help us part-time. Serious candidates need only to apply.
1 full-time caregiver daytime (up to 8 hours a day)
Monday-Friday 1 caregiver P/T evenings (up to 5 hours a day) evening/overnights
Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start date: April/May 2013 with training at client's home to learn routine (will be paid), Start date to be confirmed after reference check.