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Job Order #: 5593333

Employer Name:
Elmwood Residences Ltd.
Posted Date:
12-Oct-2017
Location:
SASKATOON
 
# of Positions:
3
Employment Terms:
Part Time
Education:
Technical/Applied Science Certificate
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
19-Oct-2017
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Elmwood Residences Ltd.

Employer Address:
 
2012 ARLINGTON AVE
SASKATOON,SK
CANADA
S7J2H5

Contact Fax:
306-374-6248

Contact Email:
hmichayluk@elmres.ca



Description

Elmwood Residences Inc. provides care and support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting.

We are currently looking to fill part time positions with varying amounts of guaranteed hours. Shift work is required. Applicants must be available to work all shifts days,evenings and nights.

Part time employees have the option to pick up extra shifts to maximize hours.

Elmwood a comprehensive benefits package including paid training, Pension, Group Life and Disability Insurance, Prescription Drug, Dental and Optical coverage.

Duties include:
-Personal Care (bathing/toileting assistance, hair/skin care)
-Cooking and Cleaning
-Planning and attending Recreation activities (concerts, sporting and cultural events)
-Recording and Reporting
-Keeping track of and attending appointments with residents
-Giving medication

Required Qualifications:
-Completion of Grade 12 and/or equivalent qualifications

-Possess a Rehab Worker Certificate/diploma or Special Care Aide/Continuing Care Aide/Disability Support Worker Certificate

-Candidates must hold a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 drivers license, and have a good driving record. Out of province applicants may be required to provide Driver's abstract
-Candidates must be willing to drive a wheelchair van (after training)

-Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

-Must be flexible, patient and be able to cope with unpredictable or aggressive behaviors
-Able to work alone or with little supervision

-Clear current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector search must be provided at time of interview and upon request

-Must be able to work a variety of scheduled shifts which may include mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and Stat Holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:
-experience in providing personal care to adults

-experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities

-Food Safe Certificate

-CPR/First Aid

 

Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Home care and visiting care agency
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Bending, crouching, kneeling
 - Walking
 - Combination of sitting, standing, walking
 - Attention to detail
 - Manual dexterity
 - Physically demanding
 - Work under pressure
 - Fast-paced environment
Security and Safety
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
 - Bathe, dress and groom patients
 - Lift, turn or massage patients
 - Transport patients in wheelchair or stretcher
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Vehicle supplied by employer
Additional Skills
 - Deliver messages, reports, requisitions and specimens
 - Maintain inventory of supplies
 - Make beds and maintain patients' rooms

 

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