We are currently looking to fill a part-time , Support Service Attendant role in our Midland region . Duties include the following:
Assists consumers in their own homes with non-medical activities of daily living in accordance with individual service plans and with March of Dimes Canada policies and procedures:
- Personal care - Lifts and Transfers - Rising/retiring - Bowel and bladder procedures - Meal preparation and feeding - Range of motion exercises - Other light housekeeping duties
Performs duties in a professional manner, which respects the dignity and right to privacy and maintains consumer and staff health and safety.
Provide support to seniors in their homes, shifts will require travel across multiple locations (KM’s reimbursed)
March of Dimes Canada provides 24-hour attendant care to its consumers. The Support Services Attendants will be required to work multiple shifts (i.e. work days, evenings, and weekends) that vary between locations. Background / Qualifications:
High School graduate or equivalent
Current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
Experience working with people with physical disabilities, experience/knowledge/understanding of Independent Living or Consumer based care
Knowledge of and abilities in transferring, lifting, bowel and bladder routines and other attendant care duties
Physical Demands Self Analysis Required upon hire
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work flexible and regularly scheduled hours
Use of reliable automobile required, parking not provided at all locations.