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Home and Community Care Worker II

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$60,567.00 per annum for 18.75 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
21 July 2017

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

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Community Health   Programs, the Home and Community Care Worker II (HCCW II) assists clients in activities of basic personal care. If necessary the HCCW II will also assist with household management, according to an established client care plan, helping clients to maintain independence and functioning in their home environment.

The HCCW II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program and is in frequent contact with the client and family. The HCCW II provides a key link in observing the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The HCCW II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor   Community Health Programs.

Working knowledge of Household management skills are required to be successful in this position as well as being able to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walker, lifts, transfer boards, etc. The incumbent must also have awareness and understanding of Nunavut Home and Community Care Program policies and procedures.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 10 plus two years’ related experience. Language and interpretation skills as well as the ability to read and write in English and Inuktitut are required. The incumbent must also possess a driver’s license or have the ability to obtain a driver’s license within one year of hiring.

Training in personal care skills and current CPR and First Aid Certificates are considered assets. Computer skills are also considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is required for this position.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • 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.
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