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Community Health Worker

Community Health Worker

Competition #: 01435035
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
Department: SPE HOME SUPPORT WORKERS
Reports To: HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $22.38 – $24.47
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We are currently seeking several casual Community Health Workers to join our team in Sparwood Home Support. Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethics? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? If the answer is ‘yes’ then we want to hear from you!As a Community Health Worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of Nurses and LPNs who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Community Health Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each client.

Services are provided 7 days a week in the community so shifts may be offered on any day of the week. Hours of services are 07:00 to 22:00 and we are looking for candidates with a desire to accept shifts during varying times of day and week, particularly evenings and weekends. This position serves clients in the Sparwood and Elkford areas but we are also looking for applicants interested in picking up shifts in the Fernie area as well.

Typical duties include:
• Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and oral hygiene
• Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
• Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans
• Assistance with mobility and transfers
• Observing and reporting changes in client behaviour and condition
• Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

If you are looking for an opportunity to do meaningful work supporting your clients while working with a great team, Sparwood Home Support is the place for you. Apply today!

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Qualifications
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
• Current valid BC Drivers’ License and use of a reliable vehicle*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please provide a copy of your certificate.*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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