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Tsawout First Nation

Home Care Worker

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 14 May 2018
Monday, 28 May 2018
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Job Type:
Health Care
Health
Saanichton BC
Saanich Peninsula, south of Sidney
7728 Tetayut Rd.
7 hrs/day, 35hrs per week
Pay Rate:
Duration:
Travel:
As soon as possible
Job Description:

The Home Care Worker provides assistance to people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile. They work in the home and help their clients with daily activities, such as bathing and bathroom functions, feeding, grooming, and provide light to moderate housework. The Home Care Worker may be required to make and serve meals, grocery shop, and serve as a companion for their clients.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The Home Care Worker requires knowledge of:

  • Client resources and client assessments and will perform job duties once client is formally assessed and referred by designated social and health professionals as requiring one or more of the designated essential services using the care assessement criteria.
  • Proper home care techniques for house cleaning and meal preparation
  • Other First Nations and/or non-First Nations services and resources that may be valuable to he clients
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Knowledge of different cleaning products/chemicals

Preferred Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Grade 10 education
  • Certificate in Home Care preferred or 2-3 years related Home Care/Home making experience.
  • Record of up-to-date Flu Shot Immunization and TB testing on file
  • Criminal Record Check – Must pass an Enhanced Criminal Record check within 15 days of hire and periodically from time to time at the discretion of the Employer
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Food Safe Certification
  • Valid WHMIS Certification

DEADLINE DATE: MAY 28, 2018 (4:00 pm) or until filled

Please submit 
Cover letter and resume:

Cathy Webster 
HR and Governance Support
Tsawout First Nation 
7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 2E4

Or send by fax or email to: fax: (250) 652-9114 or email cwebster@tsawout.ca 

Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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