Continuing care assistant

Inverness County Municipal Housing Corporation based in Chéticamp, NS 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 Casual employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, On Call and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Inverness County Municipal Housing Corporation
Position: Continuing care assistant
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $17.13 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Casual employment, Full time
Location: Chéticamp, NS

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Other trades certificate or diploma.
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate should have good interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature and have the ability to adapt to change.
  • The candidate must be familiar with and follow emergency procedures.
  • The candidate should have good problem solving skills
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be confident.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate must be comfortable working with and understanding the needs of various types of patients.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be customer-oriented and friendly.
  • The candidate should be a good listener.
  • The candidate should have experience in providing general care and support.
  • The candidate should have good knowledge in home care services.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • 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 have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate will be required to provide personal care such as toileting, bathing, and perineal care.
  • The candidate will be required to perform light housekeeping  duties like  cleaning and tidying the client’s room or house, changing beds etc.
  • The candidate will be expected to help clients with their meals and between-meal refreshments.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide respite for families and caregivers.
  • The candidate will be required to provide companionship.
  • The candidate will be responsible for preparing and serving nutritious meals.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide bedside and personal care.
  • The candidate will be required to administer medications.
  • The candidate will be required to assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene.
  • The candidate will be expected to participate clients in regular exercise, such as walking, to ensure that they maintain their strength and work toward recovery.
  • The candidate must ensure that all personal care tasks are carried out in line with the needs, wishes and preferences of the individual.
  • The candidate will be required to take patients’ blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
  • The candidate will be required to develop positive relationships with family and carers.
  • The candidate will be required to transport patients in a wheelchair or stretcher.
  • The candidate will be expected to respond to call signals.
  • The candidate will be required to provide the highest quality care to service users in their own homes in accordance with their support plan, using a person-centered approach.
  • The candidate will be responsible for documenting and recording daily care reports which may include resident incident reports, restraint monitoring, and medication administration.
  • The candidate will be expected to participate in leisure/recreational programmes with residents/families.

Benefits

  • Under financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive benefits in accordance with the collective agreement.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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