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Home Support Aide

Home Support Aide
Nursing - Aide
Regular Part Time
St. Paul
St. Paul Comm Health Services
NZ STPAUL CHC Home Support
2012-12-31  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Weekends
Minimum: 18.41 per hour Maximum: 22.38 per hour
Under direct or indirect supervision of a regulated health care professional, the Home Support Aide works as a member of the interdisciplinary team, in various community and/or facility settings. The type of supervision (direct or indirect) will depend on the complexity of the tasks or procedure being assigned, the stability of the patient/client and the skill level of the worker performing it.

The Home Support Aide participates in the delivery of quality individualized, client-centred care, based on assessed unmet needs of the patient/client. Responsibilities include providing direct care to assist in the activities of daily living, comfort and safety of the patient/client and providing indirect services to support the overall provision of care in their assigned area.

This position required frequent physical demands include standing, walking, bending, lifting and hand movements, ability to stand for long periods, and be capable of lifting 25-50 pounds on a regular basis. May be required to work a variety of shifts and shift patterns.

The Home support aid must demonstrate effective communication skills by using good listening, respectful tone of voice, respectful body language, and by communicating information both verbally and in writing with patient/clients, families, visitors and team members.

The incumbent must have the ability to work independently or as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to request and accept direction as required. Demonstrate strong task specific organizational skills. Strong observation skills. An ability to provide behavioral, emotional and physical support to patients/client conveying respect and dignity for the patients/client. Knowledge of computer applications an asset.
Must be a graduate from a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides.

Must successfully complete a provincially recognized educational program for Health Care Aides within 18 months of starting employment.

Previous experience with providing personal care is desired.

  • Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 10(4)).