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Seeking quiet, kind & gentle carers

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 2R6(View Map)
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Caregiver for a young adult with physical disabilities. Two positions available of 15-20 daytime hours/week each beginning early September 2020. Duties involve light personal care, cooking and baking, light housekeeping; administrative support and medication management; grocery shopping and accompaniment to medical appointments by car and/or access-a-bus. Schedule is negotiable.

Household is LGBTQ friendly and scent & smoke free. Personal protective equipment is provided for use according to the Health Authority guidelines for home support workers under COVID-19. Candidates must be committed to following public health guidelines.

Seeking a compassionate and understanding person. Experience in continuing care not required, but must have good references that affirm trustworthiness and responsibility. Reliable transportation is preferred, as public transit may be unviable during the current public health crisis.

Interested candidates are welcome to apply for an initial Zoom interview, which may be followed by reference checks and a face to face meeting. To apply:

Our ideal candidate is: - Confident, self directed - Observant - A good listener - Calm in a crisis - Able to balance priorities

Assets: - Good with hair - Appreciates cats - Comfortable cooking gluten free and with meat & fish

Qualifications: - High school diploma or higher - Can lift 25kg - No continuing care experience needed - Reliable & safe transportation

Requirements: - Background/criminal record check - Three employment and two character references - Up to date vaccinations including annual influenza

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