Staff Directory

Home and Community Care Worker II

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Iqaluit
Reference number: 
10-503230
Type of employment: 
Term
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$58,208 per annum for 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
07 April 2017

 

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Land Claim Beneficiaries only.

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Reporting to the Nurse – Manager of Home Community Care, the Home & Community Care Worker II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program team and is in frequent contact with the client and family. The Home and Community Care Worker II provides a key link to observe the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The Home & Community Care Worker II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor Home and Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.

The Home and Community Care Worker II assists clients in activities of basic personal care, and if necessary, household management, according to an established client care plan, helping clients to maintain independence and functioning in their home environment. 

A Grade 10 education plus two years of experience (or equivalent) are required to be considered for this position. A grade 8 education plus two additional years of experience will also be considered. The incumbent must also be able to speak and understand Inuktut orally and must be able to write in English, Inuktut or Innuinaqtun. Training in Personal Care Skills and a current CPR and First Aid Certificate will be considered an asset. Please indicate on your application if you have either of these.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit are considered assets. Please indicate on your application if you meet these. 

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term. 

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact: 
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220
Email: gnhr@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance