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JOB POSTING - Homemaker / Adult Care Services

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POSITION: Homemaker/Adult Care Services HOURS OF WORK: Casual on-call REPORTS TO: Adult/Elder’ Care Coordinator or designate

POSITION SUMMARY: This position reports to the Adult/Elder’ Care Coordinator and will work with Tsawout community member Adults/Elders, to provide homemaker services, assist with household tasks and provide transportation.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and cook nutritional meals
  • Sweep, vacuum or mop kitchen and living room floors
  • Clean kitchen and living room areas
  • Clean washrooms and mop bathroom floors as required
  • Wash dishes and help keep fridge and cupboards clean
  • Assist with minor household repairs
  • Client transportation, i.e., to the grocery store, pharmacy, medical appointments, and at times to community/Elder gatherings within the community/ies.
  • Assist with laundry
  • Report unsafe conditions or client concerns to supervisor.
  • Keep and maintain a client schedule and submit on a bi-weekly basis (along with timesheets)
  • Maintain confidentiality and demonstrate respect for client rights, dignity, and self worth at all times.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-house training as requested
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Tsawout policies and procedures, and as directed by the Supervisor (leave in or take out)

TRAINING, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum grade 10 education
  • Prefer 2-3 years related cleaning / homemaking experience
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of different cleaning products/chemicals
  • Excellent housekeeping / homemaking skills (demonstrated)
  • Ability to document work completed
  • Caring, considerate and respectful of client needs
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Open to learning and taking direction
  • Excellent personal standards (appearance / health)
  • Ability to work independently / without direct supervision
  • Criminal Records Check appropriate to the position
  • Current Driver’s license and own transportation

COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

DEADLINE DATE: ON-CALL

Submit cover letter and resume with 3 references to:

Cathy Webster
 Governance/HR Support Manager Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd.
Saanichton, BC
V8M 2E4

Or send by fax or email to: fax: (250) 652-9114 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it '; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text53204 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //--> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Preference may be given to qualified individuals of First Nations Ancestry.