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Part time, live in female caregiver required to support an 80 year old woman with Cerebral Palsy who lives in Sidney, BC. All aspects of personal care needed including ( but not limited to) transfers to wheelchair/bed/commode with an overhead lift/sling, assistance with eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, etc. The position also entails daily meal preparation (brunch and dinner), light housekeeping, laundry and watering/care of interior and a few exterior potted plants.

It would be wonderful if you have some experience working with seniors, people with disabilities and those with dementia, but extensive, paid training will be provided. You will bring a positive attitude, a willingness to become a valued team member, empathy, patience and a respectful manner. You will need to provide a criminal/vulnerable sector check, current first aid/CPR, negative TB check ( or willingness to obtain within 3 months of employment) and be in good health and physically fit.

There is one shift of two 24 hour days (Friday at 7pm to Sunday at 7 pm) at a rate of $480.00 per 24 hour shift (total of $960 for 48 hrs). There is a three month probationary period with monthly reviews during that time. You will have your own bedroom and bathroom, brunch and dinner are offered If you eat the same as the individual, otherwise you may bring your own food to eat. We will endeavor to be as accommodating and flexible as possible to meet our mutual needs.

As we enter into the fall season and the potential outbreak of Covid 19, you may be required to wear a mask during your shift. There is an established Covid protocol in place in the home.

Please reply to email with a cover letter with your previous employment experience and why you are interested in the position. You will be contacted if you are shortlisted to provide a current resume. Thank you in advance to those willing to apply.

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Ad Id36197741
CategoryHealthcare
PostedAugust 05, 2020
Renewed September 15, 2020
Expiry October 15, 2020
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