• Health Care Aide

    Posted: 01/03/2021

    Health Care Aide

    CarePros 
    Service Delivery · Calgary, Alberta

    Who We Are

    CarePros is a leading disability and children’s services agency with 130+ team members. CarePros not only provides services to children and youth living with a range of complex medical and behaviour diagnoses, but also specializes in supporting the transition of youth with disabilities into adulthood.

    CarePros is a highly awarded organization with accolades including the 2020 Alberta Business Award of Distinction for Diversity, the 2020 Alberta Business Award of Distinction for Young Entrepreneur, as well as achieving Number 13 on the Canadian Business Startup List for 2020. With a combined 50+ years of management experience, CarePros has successfully grown its capacity and service offerings to provide 400,000+ hours of care across 300+ families over the last several years.


    The Opportunity

    We are currently looking to hire a Health Care Aide in Calgary, AB. This will be a Temporary-Full Time opportunity providing care for one of CarePros' clients based out of the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary.

    This position will typically work a 3 day on 3 day off rotation of 9am-9pm. Some flexibility in scheduling will be required. 


    Who You Are

    As a Health Care Aide, you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Knowledge of mental wellness practices and the processes and procedures involved in providing effective care, including, but not limited to:
      • Assisting with meals
      • Bathing
      • Diaper changes
      • Play time
      • Naps and bedtime routine
    • Knowledge of CPR and First Aid techniques needed to assess and treat injuries.
    • Proficiency in the English language, with the ability to comprehend instructions and communicate in a clear and logical manner.
    • Ability to actively listen, identify needs, and provide solutions to the client.
    • Recognize and understand emotions and handle situations with empathy.
    • Build and maintain cooperative and constructive relationships. 
    You have a post-secondary education in nursing, completed a Health Care Aide Certificate program, or completed of diploma, degree, or certificate in a related field. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

    Other qualifications include:
    • You are certified in First Aid and certified as a CPR Level C.
    • A certificate in Health Care Aide from a recognized program
    • You have a valid and current Class 5 Drivers License and proper vehicle insurance coverage.
    • A clear Vulnerable Sector Check
    • A clear Intervention Record Check from Children Services 
    • You have the physical wellness and mental health awareness to handle daily exercise routine and other requirements as prescribed by the care plan and a high capacity for managing stressful situations. 
    • A strong alignment and commitment to working in an environment that actively promotes Inclusion and Diversity

    We thank everyone for applying, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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