Staff Directory

Home & Community Care Worker II

Cambridge Bay
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 30,283.00 (pro-rated to end of term) per annum for 18.75 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 9,858.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
03 March 2017

Term to March 31, 2018.

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.

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

The Home and Community Care Worker II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program care 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 and Community Care Worker II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor, Home & Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.

The incumbent will have Grade 10 plus two (2) years’ experience and the following:  Language and interpretation skills (Inuktut required);  working knowledge of aids to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walkers, lifts, transfer boards; and ability to read and write in English and Inuktut; and working knowledge of household management skills; and awareness and understanding of Nunavut Home and Community Care Program policies and procedures; and mature individual who can work independently in a home environment under in-direct supervision; and must be bondable; and possess or ability to obtain a driver’s license within 1 year of hiring.

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

Training in Personal Care Skills; current CPR and First Aid Certificates; and computers skills are considered assets.  Knowledge of communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.

  • 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.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041