Join our friends at Port City Home Services as an In-Home Support Worker

IN-HOME SUPPORT WORKER

** Musquodoboit Harbour Area – Assigned to the Birches Nursing Home **

Company: Port City Home Services
Location:  Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia
Position Available: Temporary Full Time (3 month assignment)

Expected Start Date: Immediate

Organization Description:

“Living well” means something different to each of us. Port City Home Services strives to help seniors live well, wherever they call home, with a wide variety of reliable services to fit their unique lifestyle and needs. Our team lends a helping hand to seniors in both long term care and in the community, through an ever-growing list of services including In-Home Support, Foot Care, and Ride Service.

Job Summary:

This In-Home Support Worker role will support clients living in nursing homes.  Some of these duties will include:

  • Providing meal assistance
  • Assisting clients to/from/during scheduled activities
  • One on one client support
  • Answering call bells and supporting clients with requests
  • Tidy client’s rooms and changing bed linens

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eighteen (18) years of age with demonstrated experience and relevant education.
  • Food safety training required (training will be provided if necessary).
  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable working with seniors with varying levels of abilities.
  • Experience in maintaining a clean environment.
  • Able to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Current clean criminal record and vulnerable sector checks.
  • Experience or training in this field (i.e. PSW, training in feeding, etc.) would be an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle an asset.
  • Ability to work shift work

Rates: $18.00/hour plus a $25.00 per shift gas allowance (some conditions may apply)

Rotation: Days/evening shifts

Please be aware that this position will be working in a nursing home which may have pets.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca