To deliver homecare to the Aamjiwnaang First Nation community members. Homecare services
Respite care, housekeeping services, meal preparation, personal care, assistance with
routine activities of daily living, simple non-nursing bedside care, and childcare for children
whose regular care taker is absent or recovering as a result of illness or accident. Reports to
and works under the direction of the Home and Community Care Program Manager
- Experience and knowledge in meeting the needs of clients and /or families.
- Following the care plan, observing and reporting any substantial findings and/or changes
in the client’s behavior to the appropriate member of the healthcare team.
- Working under the supervision of a Registered Healthcare Professional such as a
Registered Nurse (RN) or a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN).
- Performing delegated tasks (only if they are trained to perform the delegated task).
- Assisting with ambulation, positioning and transferring using mechanical lifts.
- Assisting or providing total personal care such as toileting, bathing and perineal care.
- Assisting with eating, dressing and grooming.
- Documentation of Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and other findings.
- Reporting behavioral and clinical changes to a Registered Nurse, Registered Practical
Nurse, Resource Nurse or Manager.
- Self-actualization by helping client reach maximum potential.
- Sensitive to the well-being of children, families, and those who are elderly, handicapped,
disabled, ill or convalescent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to teach basic homemaking skills through instruction and demonstration.
- Ability to use their homemaking skills in a simple, practical manner.
- Ability to maintain therapeutic relationships.
- Overall competency in working under pressure.
- Experience in providing general care and support.
- Knowledge of home care services.
- Proficient in written and oral communication.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work with diverse and high-risk populations
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to follow oral and written directions well
- Ability to adapt to changing needs of clients
- Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certification from a recognized educational institution
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- Police record check (CPIC) current, within 2 years
- Immunizations current
- CPR and First Aid certificate
- WHMIS training
- Safe Food Handler’s certificate
- Gentle Persuasive Approach certificate
- High level of appreciation and sensitivity to Indigenous issues, beliefs, and values
- Must have reliable transportation
- Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
In accordance with Section 16 Special Programs of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference
will be given to Aamjiwnaang Band Members with relevant education/experience (R.S.C 1985,
c. H-6, s16 (1-3).