Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)

Facility: The Birches Nursing Home
Location: Musquodoboit Harbour
Positions: Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual

Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre. The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.


To perform and assist in all aspects of the personal care of the residents.



  • Certification as a Personal Care Worker, Continuing Care Assistant or Home Health Provider is required
  • Nursing experience in a long-term care facility
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work shift work
  • Alzheimer and Other Related Dementia Provincial Certificate required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with residents with Alzheimer Disease and other related Dementia
  • Must provide valid criminal record check and vulnerable record check.


  • Experience in long term care
  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control
  • Experience working with Alzheimer's and related dementias

BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.

Signing Bonus: A $2,500 signing bonus is available based on the prorated FTE. Some conditions apply.

HOURS OF WORK: Days/Evenings/Nights: All Shift Hours

Please email resume to:
Human Resources
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929

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