Daily Living Assistant - Temporary Part-Time
Dartmouth, NS
6d ago

Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of Continuing Care accommodations, and services in the Maritimes and Ontario.

Shannex is an expanding organization that currently employs over 3,800 people. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer outstanding living choices, improved services and exceptional careers.

We are pleased to offer the following exciting new opportunity :

Daily Living Assistant - Temporary Part-Time

Located at Parkland at the Lakes, Phase 2 in Dartmouth, NS and reporting to the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse as part of a professional interdisciplinary team within the Shannex Retirement Living Division.

The Daily Living Assistant (DLA) is key to supporting our clients in our sites and upholding Shannex Philosophy of Service .

The DLA works to full Scope of Practice and provides direct personal care services to clients.

Duties & Responsibilities Include :

  • Meeting client personal needs according to an individualized plan of service
  • Documenting according to facility policy and communicating pertinent and relevant information
  • Assisting with planning and implementation of client recreation and leisure activities
  • Completing domestic functions for clients according to the service plan
  • Completing all duties in a way which is consistent with Shannex’s Philosophy of Service : Your life. Your choice. Your home.
  • Requirements Include :

  • High School / GED completion
  • Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) Course or Personal Support Worker
  • Current CPR & Emergency First Aid Certification
  • U-First training
  • Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to communicate effectively and read & write the English language
  • Ability to assess and appropriately prioritize multiple work assignments while displaying a high level of professionalism and commitment to quality service.
  • The following would be considered assets :

  • Previous experience working with seniors in a Retirement Living or Long-Term Care environment;
  • Food Handlers Course
  • Alzheimer’s Disease or other Dementias Care Course
  • Palliative Care Course
  • Great People Striving for Great Things is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization.

    Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

    We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, on-

    site parking, and flexible scheduling.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by August 5 , 2018.

    All applicants will be kept in strict confidence.

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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