Careers

Weekend Caregiver

Saskatoon, SK

WEEKEND CAREGiver
Part-Time


Seniors need help to stay home and stay safe.  They need us and we need you.

Experience the joy and personal reward of supporting older adults!

Do you have a passion for supporting older adults with dignity, pride, love and compassion? We are looking for CAREGivers with energy, sparkle and compassion for the elderly who can offer care on Saturdays and Sundays. If your work ethic is to be a good listener, have an eye for detail, be patient, kind and respectful then you will find working with our team very rewarding.

 

Our CAREGivers pride themselves in delivering outstanding service to assist our lovely clients in their own home surroundings. As a CAREGiver you will be matched to a few older adults for ongoing weekly visits to support their independent living. 

 

You don’t need any prior health care experience or certificates to become a CAREGiver. You bring the heart and we provide you with world class training and support to help you become a successful, professional CAREGiver.


CAREGIVER NON-MEDICAL DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Companionship and building relationships
  • Preparing a variety of nutritious, simple meals
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming for males and females
  • Care for those living with dementia
  • Escorts on errands, shopping, outings, appointments
  • Engaging clients in activities (hobbies, games, crafts)

 

REQUIREMENTS TO BE A CAREGIVER :

  • Excellent communication ability and congenial manner
  • Ability to read, write and speak English at a high adult level
  • Physical ability to perform routine household and personal care duties
  • Full access to own vehicle and valid auto insurance
  • Background checks: driver’s abstract and criminal record check.
  • One full year experience driving in Saskatoon

 

MORE ABOUT SCHEDULING:

  • Weekend CAREGivers provide consistent availability on Saturdays and Sundays (adding Friday availability is welcome).
  • Weekend CAREGivers work 6-7 hours on Saturdays and 6-7 hours on Sundays.
  • Shifts may be scheduled mornings, afternoons or evenings, depending on what candidates can consistently offer.
  • Shifts are also available midweek, for candidates who have consistent weekly availability, with a preference in hiring for Friday availability.
  • We do not hire for only summer employment, however, if you can reliably work throughout the year you are welcome to apply.

 

WAGES :

  • Starting wages range from $14 - $17 per hour.
  • Wages increase as training is completed.
  • Compensation includes mileage @ $0.59 per km, vacation pay, WCB coverage.
  • All required training is paid.
  • Candidates with Continuing Care Aide Certificate, LPN or RN may be considered for differential wages.

Join us and learn why Home Instead is the world leader in enhancing the lives of older adults and supporting families. Home Instead's mandate is to promote active and healthy living and to extend life with highest quality. We accomplish this through person-centered and relationship-based care, focusing on relationships and providing personalized and individualized care solutions. As an essential service our CAREGivers are serving clients throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, using comprehensive safety protocols and PPE.

 

We look forward to seeing your application and meeting you!

 

 

 

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