Continuing Care Assistant
Debert , NS
6d ago

Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of Continuing Care accommodations and services in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick 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 opportunity :

Continuing Care Assistant Permanent Part Time

We are offering a signing bonus of $1,500 with a return in service for positions at this campus!

Located in Debert at our Debert Court facility, we are recruiting for multiple permanent part time Continuing Care Assistants.

They will be reporting to the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse as a part of a professional interdisciplinary team within the Shannex Enhanced Care Division.

The Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) is key to supporting our clients in our sites and upholding Shannex Philosophy of Service .

As the successful candidate, you will work to Full Scope of Practice, provide direct client care, light housekeeping and laundry services, as well, meal preparation and delivery, within the framework of Shannex policy, procedures and standards for clients in our Enhanced Care sites.

Duties & Responsibilities Include :

  • Assists clients with hygiene needs and daily living activities including bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, positioning in bed, feeding and transferring.
  • Assists with client’s restorative care programs, walking and range of motion.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of client leisure activities on a daily basis.
  • Collaborates with the client and other members of the interdisciplinary team in the development of individualized Client Care Plan.
  • Prepares and serves meals within our food service department.
  • Cleans client rooms, server and household common areas.
  • Provides basic laundry services.
  • Performs delegated nursing acts according to company policy and scope of practice.
  • Documentation according to company policy.
  • Communicates and reports relevant information regarding client care or safety to Supervisor.
  • Requirements Include :

  • Continuing Care Certification or Provincial Personal Care Workers course
  • Palliative Care Certification
  • Food Handlers Certification
  • The ability to work required shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Proficient in English (reading and speaking)
  • The following would be considered assets :

  • Demonstrated computer skills and experience with electronic information systems;
  • Previous experience in working with the clients in long-term care or a senior’s independent living environment.
  • Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Care course, U-First training preferred.
  • Hourly Rate of Pay :

    Non Certified $16.0644 - $17.3468

    Certified $16.3816 - $17.6886

    Facility Information : 16 Dakota Drive

    f : (902) 641-3901

    e : debertcourtinfo

    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 benefits package, on site parking, and flexible scheduling.Permanent positions average atleast 60 hours bi-weekly.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by December 13th, 2018.

    All applicants will be kept in strict confidence.

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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