Home & Community Care Worker I X3 positions
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.