Home support worker needed in Canada by KGanatra Residence

Home support worker offer personal care and companionship to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and clients recovering from illness.

This care is delivered within the client’s home, where the home support worker might also reside.
Housekeepers are responsible for executing housekeeping tasks and various other home management responsibilities.
Support workers offer pragmatic and emotional assistance to individuals grappling with health issues, mental disorders, and emotional challenges. They safeguard the welfare of vulnerable individuals by aiding with everyday responsibilities.

Support Worker Responsibilities

  • Conducting client meetings to address their practical and emotional requirements.
  • Designing care plans that best suit the clients’ needs.
  • Offering emotional assistance through discussions about clients’ requirements and attentive listening to their worries.
  • Assisting in household chores such as shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Tending to the healthcare needs of each client.
  • Assisting clients in submitting job applications, applying for disability grants, and securing housing loans.
  • Counseling clients with drug or alcohol addictions.
  • Educating family members in fundamental support methods.
  • Helping clients to participate in leisure activities.
  • Creating case records and overseeing the case logbook.

As a support worker, you will need to engage with clients to evaluate their practical and emotional necessities, create care plans, and aid them in achieving maximum independence in their daily lives.

You might also need to provide training to family and friends in pertinent support techniques and take the lead in community gatherings.

Support Worker Requirements:

To excel as a support worker, you should possess exceptional interpersonal abilities, a genuine dedication to assisting others, and proficient leadership skills. An adept support worker should be able to furnish emotional and physical support as required, ensuring clients maintain a sense of empowerment over their lives. Here are some specific requirements necessary for a support worker in Canada.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Preferably possessing a qualification in health and social care.
  • Commitment to helping others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathetic with good listening skills.
  • Good problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to carry out domestic duties.
  • Willingness to assist with basic healthcare practices.
  • Patient and emotionally resilient.
  • Strong leadership skills.

KGanatra Residence Home Support Worker Job Overview

We seek a compassionate and empathetic support worker to assist our clients with various daily activities.

  •  Location: Calgary, AB
  •  Salary: 19.50 hourly for 40 to 44 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
  • Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 1 Vacancy


  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Lodging is provided as an option at no cost, with the possibility of a live-in arrangement.
  • Work in employer’s/client’s home
  • Willing to relocate

Note: This is NOT a condition of employment


  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Administer medications
  • Assist in regular exercise, e.g., walk
  • Take complete charge of the household in the absence of the householder.
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Plan therapeutic diets and menus
  • Provide companionship
  • Provide personal care
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Supervise patients’ exercise routines
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings


Home support cerficatification, licences, memberships, and courses

  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • Elderly
  • Females

Cuisine specialties

  • East Indian

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting
  • Walking

Weight handling

  • Between 45 and 60 kg (100-132 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residency in Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, The employer will not respond to your application. Do not apply.

How to Apply

By email: kganatra.residence@gmail.com

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications

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