Support Worker: Overnight/Awake
Job Type: Full-Time
- See job description
- Tend to the needs and ensure the safety and comfort of people.
- Check people hourly throughout the night.
- Carry out and record fire inspection. Carry out and record check in calls.
- Administer medications using MAR sheet and FIVE rights of medication administration.
- Prepare all meals for the following day, utilizing the Canada Food Guide and individual diet needs and preferences unless determined that meals are cooked during the day.
- Prepare grocery-shopping list weekly.
- House cleaning and laundry. Respect and maintain the cleanliness of people’s homes at all times.
- Wipe wheelchairs (where applicable) nightly and thoroughly clean once a week.
- Remove and wash tub lift covers/commodes/bath chairs twice weekly.
- Assist people through evening and/or morning routines when needed.
- Follow individual Daily Living Support Plans and Protocols.
- Keep up to date on any changes, through reading records, day notes and discussion with team members at shift change.
- Communicate concerns through the Manager or other staff on morning or evening duty.
- Knowledge of policies/procedures, particularly emergency procedures and Personnel Policies.
- Record in day notes brief summary of shift and any unusual occurrences.
- Attend and participate in all mandatory team meetings.
- Takes initiative and responds to any other responsibilities delegated by the Manager in a positive light.
- Complete nightly duty responsibilities as per description.
- Complete all documentation as needed.
- Provide orientation to new team members to the home in conjunction with the Manager.
- Provide excellent role modeling for other team members and practicum students.
- Communicates with counter partner effectively through overnight communication book.
- Always work together as a team.
To obtain employment with Lifestyle Equity Society, applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or have appropriate working papers. Applicants need to submit the following:
- Human Service Worker, Care Aid Certificate/Diploma or related education and/or experience caring for persons with developmental disabilities and injury.
- Resume with a minimum of (2) two employment-related references and (1) character reference.
- Excellent cooking and housekeeping skills
- Knowledge of nutrition/Canada Food Guide
- Good mental and physical health
- Sensitivity to the needs of people who have disabilities
- Physician’s Note of Health
- Current First Aid with CPR-C (AED)
- Current TB Test
- Criminal Record Check
- Food Safe Certificate
- WHIMIS Certificate