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, Home and Community Care, the Home and Community Care Worker II (HCCW II) assists clients in activities of basic personal care. If necessary the HCCW II will also asset with household management, according to an established client care plan, helping clients to maintain independence and functioning in their home environment.
The HCCW II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program and is in frequent contact with the client and family. The HCCW II provides a key link in observing the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The HCCW II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor Home and Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.
Working knowledge of aids to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walker, lifts, transfer boards, etc is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must also have awareness and understanding of Nunavut Home and Community Care Program policies and procedures.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 10 and two years’ related experience. Language and interpretation skills as well as the ability to read and write in English and Inuktitut are required. The incumbent must also possess a driver’s license or have the ability to obtain a drivers license within one 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 and current CPR and First Aid Certificates are considered assets. Computer skills are also considered 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.