Continuing Care Assistant (Personal Care Worker)

Shannex is seeking a Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) to join their team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Maplestone, Arborstone or Parkstone. Reporting to the Community Manager, the Continuing Care Assistant will work to Full Scope of Practice. Clinical staff are part of a dynamic and skilled interdisciplinary team that is committed to providing compassionate, quality care while supporting and encouraging independence for residents. As a member of the Clinical team, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and providing resident care. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity to focus your expertise through an impactful role, we want to hear from you!
*Bonus incentives available for eligible candidates!
Who We Are...
Shannex is a family-owned Canadian company with over 30 years of experience creating better ways to deliver seniors living and long-term care communities throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario, Shannex offers a continuum of lifestyle options under our flagship brands Parkland™, Shannex™ and Faubourg du Mascaret. We are more than place to live or work - we are a community of people and friendships where the focus is on living well in the place residents call home.
Who You Are...
As the successful candidate, you have a valid Continuing Care Certification or Provincial Personal Care Workers course or equivalent. You have the ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays, and have a clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening. We consider any previous course in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care to be an asset, and/or previous working experience with elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment. You ideally have a valid CPR & First Aid Certification.
How you will do it...

  • Assists residents with hygiene and daily living activities, such as: bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, meals, and mobilizing according to the work assignment;
  • Collaborates with the resident and other members of the interdisciplinary team in the development of individualized Resident Care Plan;
  • Assists residents and Culinary workers during meal time;
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of resident leisure activities on a daily basis;
  • Cleans resident rooms, server and household common areas;
  • Performs delegated nursing acts according to company policy and scope of practice;
  • Documentation according to company policy;
  • Communicates and reports relevant information regarding resident care or safety to Supervisor.

What We Offer...
  • An opportunity to join a team of professionals where you can further develop in your career.
  • An opportunity to make a measurable difference in the quality of life for residents, families, and staff at Shannex.
  • Sign on bonuses for eligible candidates.
  • Comprehensive health & dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire for part time & full time staff).
  • Vacation accrual begins immediately.
  • A competitive compensation package
  • RRSP program (5% employer matching) or pension plan
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development, including access to hundreds of courses offered through Shannex's Centre of Excellence.
  • An opportunity to join a dynamic organization in a fast-paced, professional work environment.

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for team members where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our colleagues are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports balance between work and personal life.
If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please submit your application, stating your salary expectations. We look forward to hearing from you!
All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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