Home Care Worker (Non-Medical)

  • Casual
  • Part Time
  • Halifax, NS
  • September 1, 2020

Website Osprey Angels Home Care Services

Quality home care services for seniors

Job Contact: Jennifer
Job Start Date: July - August 2020

Osprey Angels is a non-medical home-care agency that provides in-home, non-medical care. We are looking for compassionate caregivers who wish to make a difference in the lives of seniors.

Osprey Angels is currently recruiting non-qualified CCA (casual).

We are looking for the candidates in Halifax metro including Bedford, Dartmouth, Sackville, etc.

We are searching for candidates for a casual pool. You must be available to work evening and weekends and backshifts.

Roles include but not limited to the following:

  • Running errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Respite services
  • Communicate clearly and professionally using a variety of communication media.
  • Apply environmental safety and security measures
  • Provide appropriate personal care, bathing, dressing, assistance with ambulation/re-positioning, activities/programming
  • Use proper body mechanics while performing duties.
  • Respond and/or seek appropriate help when any change occurs in individuals’ conditions
  • Documents and reports as per Osprey Angels
  • Demonstrate appropriate, respectful and professional behavior
  • Maintain good personal, physical and mental health. Including physical activity to ensure willingness and capability to meet physical demands of position
  • Protect own health and health of others by adopting safe work practices, reporting unsafe conditions immediately, and attending all relevant in-services

Required Education, skills and Qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR is must.
  • Requires effective communication, time management, organization and relationship building skills
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract and own reliable transportation
  • Applicants must be able to provide references and submit a criminal record check upon hiring
  • Individuals must be able to work evenings, weekends and split shifts
  • Willingness to accept supervision by a designated nurse
  • One-year experience in long-term care or home care preferred
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with patients, families and co-workers
  • Food handlers course an asset
Other Requirements :

Essential requirements:

You must be certified in First Aid and CPR, have a valid driver’s license with a reliable car, clean driver’s abstract and submit a criminal record check upon hiring. Candidates who are having these only need to apply.

    Essential Skills:
  • Working with Others
  • Communications Skills
    Soft Skills:
  • Attitude
  • Time Management
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to email: jennifer@ospreyhealthcare.ca and use the subject line "Home care worker position". No phone calls, please.

Given the number of candidates applying, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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