Home Care Worker

Posted
Red Deer, AB, (View Map)
  • Company
    Thorsteinson Caregivers
  • Job Type
    Full-Time

Description

Job Description:We are looking for a caretaker for an elderly gentleman with Alzheimer’s. We are looking for someone who is compassionate, friendly, empathetic, and patient. Duties would include hygiene, incontinence care, cooking, light cleaning, and taking him for a drive once a day. There are always two staff members on shift at a time, so while one is doing the cooking or cleaning, the other can be by his side at all times to prevent falling. Applicants don’t necessarily need any experience in the field, however, they do need to have a lot of patience and understanding since you will be working with someone with Dementia. We are looking for someone who is willing to learn and wants to help make our Father’s life as comfortable as possible. We are willing to teach those who don’t have experience with Dementia, as long as they are willing to learn and can take direction well. We always have two people on shift. This is shift work and hours vary from 8 am - 10 pm Monday through Sunday. Some of the job requirements will be light housekeeping, helping with meals, daily personal care, medication assistance.*you must have excellent verbal english skills. *must have transportation to get you to and from work *must be able to pass a police background check along with reference checks Company Description:We always have 2 caretakers on shift to help support each other in the various duties.
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Thorsteinson Caregivers
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