Continuing care assistant

Cumberland Senior Corporation based in 262 Gulf Shore Rd., Box 250, Pugwash, NS B0K 1L0 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Continuing care assistant who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time leading to full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, On Call, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Cumberland Senior Corporation
Position: Continuing care assistant
No. of vacancies: 6
Salary: $17.22 to $23.28 hourly for 4 to 80 hours bi-weekly
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: 262 Gulf Shore Rd., Box 250, Pugwash, NS B0K 1L0

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for supplying and emptying bed pans.
  • The candidate will be responsible for serving meal trays and feeding patients.
  • The candidate must weigh, lift, turn, and position patients.
  • The candidate will be responsible for making beds and maintaining patient rooms.
  • The candidate will be responsible for bathing, dressing, and grooming patients.
  • The candidate will be expected to respond to call signals.
  • The candidate will have to collect specimens.
  • The candidate will be expected to accompany patients on outings and other recreational activities, as well as perform other duties related to patient care and comfort.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate or diploma in other trades.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.
  • The candidate will be required to work in a nursing home or a home for the elderly.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be able to recognise similarities and differences between sounds.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

Benefits

  • Health, Financial and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Health care plan and Vision care benefits.
  •  Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive benefits in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • In addition to the Health and Financial benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive free parking.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By mail

262 Gulf Shore Rd., Box 250
Pugwash, NS
B0K 1L0

In person

262 Gulf Shore Rd., Box 250
Pugwash, NS
B0K 1L0 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM

By fax

902-243-3375

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