Continuing Care Assistant

Languages: English

Education: Some high school; Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): First Aid Certificate

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Clientele: Seniors; Elderly; Persons with a mental health disability; Persons with an intellectual disability; Persons with a disability; Terminally ill; Female; Male

Specific Skills: Prepare, cook and serve meals; Plan menus for special diets; Shop for food and household supplies; Launder clothing and household linens; Perform light housekeeping and cleaning; Provide companionship; Care for individuals and families; Administer bedside and personal care; Feed or assist in feeding; Assist clients to walk

Work Location Information: Work in employer’s/client’s home; Various locations

Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation; Valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Security and Safety: Bondable; Criminal record check; Driver’s validity licence check

Essential Skills: Reading text; Document use; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Significant use of memory