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In-home Caregiver

Job Information
Author tecnofobia
Date May 10, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Hanif Family
Salary 16 - Per Hour
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information

We are hiring a full-time home support worker to take care of the needs of a 10 years old boy with special needs. He is non-verbal and lives with physical disability and epilepsy. Our child requires a patient, reliable, flexible and highly-trusted companion.

Salary: $16 per hour for 40-44 hours per week. 4% Vacation.

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Employment requirements:

  • Completion of secondary/high school diploma
  • Completion of a caregiver training program or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum one year of experience in caregiving or home support of children with disabilities
  • Training in Nursing or PSW is an asset.
  • Fluency in English.

Personal traits:

  • Need someone who is trustworthy, caring, reliable, flexible and patient.

Job duties:

  • Provide general care and companionship to a 10 years old child with special, complex needs.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home
  • Plan, prepare and administer a special diet through a G-Tube, as directed by the healthcare team
  • Insert and maintain G-tube and check ketone levels regularly.
  • Provide chest physio and assist with regular exercise, stretches
  • Monitor and administer medications
  • Accompany employer from the house to medical and other related appointments if needed.
  • Light housekeeping and cleaning duties.

Work environment:

  • Work hours: 9am-5pm. It may include some rotating weekends and evenings
  • Overtime may be required on occasion and will be compensated as per the Employment Standards Act
  • Weight handling: Able to handle up to 25 kgs (50 lbs)
  • Work location: Public transportation available
  • Work setting: work in employer’s/client’s home. Optional: accommodation is available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment.


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