Supervisor Home and Community Care

Rankin Inlet
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Three year term
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

Term employment to March 31, 2017

Come explore Canada’s unique northern environment. Kivalliq Region is located in the central Arctic and has a population of approximately 10,485 people. We are host to amazing northern lights, incredible full moon evenings, lots of snow and renowned winter weather. To balance the long winter nights, spring and summer bring 24 hours of daylight, migrating birds, unique wildlife and beautiful wildflowers.

The Supervisor of Home and Community Care provides nursing and support services to the elderly, chronically ill, and disabled clients throughout the life cycle to enable them to stay in their homes and to promote optimal level of functioning in activities of daily living. This enables clients to remain contributing members of their communities. The provision of professional community home care to clients is done in accordance with established standards of nursing practice, the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Health.

Major duties:

  • Assess clients who have been admitted to the Homecare Program
  • Implement client care plan and modify as necessary
  • Maintain client records
  • Supervise Home and Community Care workers

In order to be considered for this position, the incumbent must have:

  • BScN or Nursing Diploma plus 1 year demonstrated home care experience
  • Eligible for registration with RNANT/NU
  • One (1) year of Supervisory experience or three (3) years of Home Care experience
  • Valid class 4 driver’s license

These positions are included in the Nunavut Employees Union and have a starting salary of $97,676 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $18,517(Rankin) per annum. Bonuses include a $9,000 Annual Frontline Allowance and a $375 Monthly Retention Bonus totaling $4,500 per year.

  • 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 (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 930, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097