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Personal Care Attendant – Home Care (for a person with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegic)

Listing Number: 5004
City/Town: London
Wage Comment:
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Duties:

Job Description:

• Feed or assist in feeding– totally dependent on caregivers – unable to use hands
• Change non-sterile dressings,
• Provide personal care,
• Provide companionship, - social events, restaurants, shopping
• Plan therapeutic diets and menus,
• Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties,
• Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene,
• Launder clothing and household linens,
• Collect specimens,
• Help the client with mobility by motorized wheelchair
• Assist in regular exercise
• Assume full responsibility for household (in absence of householder),
• Mend clothing and linens,
• Administer medications,
• Administer bedside and personal care,
• Adjusting positions,transferring – especially at night time when in bed
• Prepare and serve nutritious meals
• Accompany on medical and physiotherapy appointments
• Be able to drive and operate wheelchair accessible van
• Be able to perform exercises recommended by physiotherapist

Requirements:

Requirements:

-Education: Completion of high school is required
-Experience: At least one year of full-time experience as a caregiver or personal care attendant is required
- Physically able to perform the job duties – transferring from wheelchair to (from) bed / toilet / bath seat
- Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment.

Important Information:

The personal care attendant will be responsible for the care of a 30-year-oldman withcerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegic.

Salary:$16.00 to $18.00 hourly, 35 Hours per week + 4% holiday pay = 2 weeks’ vacation
2 days off per week on rotational basis.
Position requires flexibility in schedule and work includes weekend hours as needed.

Apply by email:AnilVirji2@yahoo.ca

Contact: Anil Virji
Notes: Employer: Anil Virji Employers’ address: 863 Cranbrook Road, London, Ontario N6K 4W8 Work Location: Same as above Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible