Staff Directory

Home & Community Care Worker I X3 positions

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Baker Lake
Reference number: 
10-503805
Type of employment: 
Indeterminate
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$51,461
Northern Allowance: 
$ 24,381
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 February 2017

Bilingual Bonus: $1,500.00.

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 of Home & Community Care, the Home and Community Care Worker I will assist clients in activities of household management according to an established client care plan, helping clients to maintain independence and functioning in their home environment. The HCCWI will be in frequent contact with the client and family and provide a key link to observe the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The HCCWI will report any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor Home and Community Care or Program Supervisor in the community.

The HCCWI will ensure all client, family and program information, records and communication are treated with strict confidentiality. You will carry out client care and /or service plans; prepare nourishing meals and special diets as required including planning means with the client and grocery shopping as required. You will perform light housekeeping duties; assist in activities of daily living, and light laundry mending of clothing. You will record data appropriately and accurately, observe client’s condition, needs and report changes to the Supervisor.

The HCCWI should have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, working knowledge of household management skills, an awareness and understanding of the Nunavut Home and Community Care program policies and procedures. You should be able to work independently with indirect supervision. You should also have working knowledge of aids to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walkers, lifts and transfer boards.

Current CPR and First Aid Certificate is an asset. You should possess or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license within one year of hiring.

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

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.

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.
Contact: 
Department of Finance (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097
Email: KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance