Caregiver needed for gentle senior in beautiful location

Family home

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Full time

Assisted Living

Oct 16

My father is a good-natured and engaging 91 year-old. He has early-stage vascular dementia which causes him to be forgetful and sometimes confused. He requires company, supervision at meals (to administer his medications), and a willing walking companion to accompany him on short outings to the local beach. In our house there is a cat and one working adult. Please email me to discuss (details below).


Work setting:

• Work in employer’s home

• The family home is near UVic and half a block from a bus route


Essentials:

• Compassionate, patient, and upbeat attitude

• Caring companionship and conversation

• Police background check


Tasks:

• Provide companionship

• Provide personal care

• Administer medications

• Assist with aspects of personal hygiene

• Assist in regular outdoor exercise (e.g. escorting on local walks)

• Launder clothing and household linens

• Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties

• Menu planning

• Prepare and serve nutritious meals


Security and safety:

• References required


Personal suitability:

• Punctuality

• Client focus

• Dependability

• Efficient interpersonal skills

• Excellent oral communication

• Flexibility

• Initiative

• Judgment

• Organized

• Reliability

• Team player


Screening questions:

• Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

• Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

• When are you available?


If you have the qualifications and are interested in the job please email us with your resume using the subject line "CAREGIVER FOR SENIOR"

davosmith@shaw.ca

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