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Continuing Care Worker 2 Positions

Groups: 
Health
Community: 
Gjoa Haven
Reference number: 
10-504255
Type of employment: 
Indeterminate
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$ 65,894.00 per annum, 40 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 26,354.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
18 May 2018

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

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse Manager, and in keeping with the philosophy of client-centered care while demonstrating respect for the traditional and individual values of residents and the community being served, the Continuing Care Worker(s) will assist residents with activities of daily living including eating, bathing, toileting, dressing, mobilization and recreation. The Continuing Care Worker(s) provides interpreter and translator services to facilitate dialogue between residents and professional staff and also performs delegated nursing procedures and therapeutic regimes to enable the resident to have an optimal quality of life.

The Continuing Care Worker(s) provides care of the residents identified on the resident’s care plan. These positions will enable residents requiring continuing care to access these services within Nunavut.

These position requires shift work, including weekends and statutory holidays, as the facility operates on a 24/7 basis year round.

The incumbent(s) should good communication skills both verbal and written and basic knowledge of medical terminology and diseases/conditions affecting this resident population. As well as, knowledge of needs and care for adults and elders, with physical, mental and/or cognitive challenges

The incumbent(s) should have current CPR and First Aid Certification and Completed Grade 8, however preference will be given to graduates from a Continuing Care Worker program.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Proficiency in Inuktitut is also required for this position

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

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit 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.
Contact: 
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
Email: hrkitikmeot@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance