Job Posting: Home Support Aide

Job Posting: Home Support Aide

Posted August 17, 2020

The Town of Peace River Community Services Department is looking for caring, self- motivated individuals to join our team in the position of Home Support Aide. This position reports to the Senior Services Coordinator.

Casual Employment
Wage: $20.00 per hour
Hours: Average 20 to 30 hours per week
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

COVID-19 Information: Recognizing that this position works with a high risk population, we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace for you and your clients. We are looking for a candidate with the same high level of commitment to health and safety.

Job Function: The Home Support Aides are friendly, caring, mature, responsible persons skilled in home management and working with senior citizens. They perform practical tasks required to maintain or restore the physical, social, and emotional support to individuals and families- in their homes such as light housekeeping and household tasks. The predominate duties are to provide basic house keeping for clients; cleaning floors, laundry and other house keeping tasks. This is a non-union position. The selected candidate will be asked to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check.

Desirable attributes include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have adequate language skills in order to effectively deliver care
  • Experience in providing housekeeping service
  • Ability to obtain WHMIS certification
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle

Physical demands include:

  • Lifting a minimum of 30 lbs frequently
  • Bending, squatting, kneeling and crouching

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request.

Qualified applicants are invited to forward their resumes, in confidence, to the address below (quote Competition # 20/012).

Human Resources Coordinator
Fax: 780-624-4664
hr@peaceriver.ca