Continuing Care Assistant

Education - "Obtained from within the Province of Nova Scotia" - one of the following: Continuing Care Assistant Certification, Home Health Provider Certificate, Home Health Aide Certificate, Home Support Worker Certificate, Personal Care Worker Certificate

Current criminal record check is required at point of hire.

Work Setting - nursing home Level I/II - operates 24/7. Shift types are 4, 8, 12 hours and range between day, evening, and night shifts.

Specific Skills

Provision of personal care and activities of daily living; assist with meals and feeding residents; make beds and maintain residents' rooms; Supply and empty bed pans; transport residents in wheelchair and utilize of different types of lifts; bathe, dress and groom patients; Answer call signals; Weigh, lift, turn and position patients; Accompany residents on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to resident care and comfort

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Overtime may be banked and taken in-lieu or paid out

Free On-site parking

Break periods are paid

All employees participate in a jointly funded meal plan between employer /employee (less than $20 biweekly for the employee currently). The facility provides home cooked meals and coffee/tea break supplies during your shift. Staff break room with supplies provided.

Landscaped outdoor seating areas in our gardens to enjoy your breaks during nice weather

Locker room and showers also available.

On line staff scheduling system allows you to view you schedules via your phone or pc

Overnight accommodations provided on site during inclement weather situations (storms)

Hourly wage rates are dependent upon the applicant having one of the required certificates (a certificate entitles the higher rate scale).

Job Type: Permanent Part Time 32 hours bi-weekly Plus Call-In

Salary: $17.13 to $18.50 /hour

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