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Community Health Worker
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON & DIST HOME SUPPRT
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Competition #:01234983
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:UFCW
Facility:VERNON & DIST HOME SUPPRT
Department:VEC HOME SUPPORT WORKERS
Reports To:HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$20.82 - $22.77
Close Date:MARCH 20, 2019*
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Position Summary

We are currently seeking Community Health Workers to join our team in Vernon and District 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.

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, Vernon and District Home Support is the place for you. Apply today!
 
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