Truro, NS, Canada
Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada
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2d ago

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Description Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada Nova Scotia Branch

Requisition Details :

Employment Status : Permanent, Part-Time (0.5 FTE)

Program Name : Home SupportNumber of Hours Bi-Weekly : 40

10 shifts bi-weekly with a 4-hour guaranteeUnion / Bargaining Unit : NSGEU

On Call : No

Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in healthcare?

Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON CCA's collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes & community settings.

Come work with us - it's a job that matters!

Responsibilities :

As a Continuing Care Assistant, you will work in the community to provide services including personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, and respite to clients in their own homes.

Qualifications :

  • Continuing Care Assistant Certification, or if you have certification (PSW, HSW) from another province and are in the process of being certified in Nova Scotia
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
  • Current CPR / First Aid required
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities : Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques;
  • Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements

    VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them.

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