Career Opportunities

Continuing Care Assistant (12 Month Term)

Department:              Health
Reports to:                Home and Community Care Coordinator

The CCA is an integrated part of the Home Care Team and works under the supervision of the Home Care Coordinator. The objective of this position is to provide home management and assistance to clients; based on their client assessment. The goal is to promote the client's ability to live independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direction of the Home and Community Care Coordinator.
  • Supports/Assists clients with activities of daily living.
  • General household cleaning to maintain a safe and sanitary home environment.
  • Meal preparation if required.
  • Assist clients with feeding if required; as indicated in care plan.
  • Works within program guidelines, demonstrates an understanding and application of program guidelines, procedures and practices.
  • Maintains client confidentiality- ensuring that the client's information is kept confidential.
  • Complies with Band Personnel Policy.
  • Maintain positive relationships with Membertou’s Internal and External Customers, ensuring transactions or information received on behalf of the Band and/or its members are kept confidential.
  • Maintain and improve Membertou’s Quality Management System as it relates to job related duties and/or department.
  • Other department related duties as required by the Director.

Qualifications:

  • CCA certification (required)
  • Experience working with the elderly population and home care
  • Knowledge and experience of Mi'kmaq culture and language would be asset
  • First Aid and CPR (current)
  • Recent criminal record check
  • Valid drivers' license and access to a vehicle
  • Preference given to Aboriginal peoples in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Resumes can be submitted to:

Membertou Human Resources Department
Attention: Richard Stevens
111 Membertou St.
Membertou, NS   B1S 2M9   

Or via email to:   jobs@membertou.ca

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:    March 17, 2017