Community Health Worker

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is seeking a temporary (1-year with the possibility of an extension) full time Community Health Worker to deliver professional, ethical and culturally sensitive personal care to First Nation clients. The Community Health Worker provides limited and supervised personal care assistance and support to clients and their caregivers/families.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides personal care to clients by following the established Care Plan for the client, and documenting the care provided in communication logs
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  • the physiological, socio-cultural and general wellbeing of clients and their caregivers/family, reporting regularly to the appropriate supervisor
  • and provides basic information to clients related to activities of daily living, prepares and serves meals, as required, including special diets, and assists and/or feeds clients
  • Ensures a safe and healthy environment by performing household duties, including cleaning, observing routine precautions and infection control procedures, removing hazards, reporting faulty equipment, injuries and near misses, adhering to / enforcing rules regarding safety

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Home Support/Resident Care Attendant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary program, or Grade 12/GED with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Registered with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry
  • Possess a Food Safe Certificate and Level “C” Basic Life Saving Certificate
  • Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Internet, e-mail (Outlook)
  • Possess networking skills and First Nations protocols to create strong community connection
  • Capable of flexible hours and traveling to remote communities when necessary
  • Possess a valid BC Driver’s License and have daily access to reliable vehicle
  • Provide an acceptable criminal background check

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, benefits package, and subsidized travel. Questions can be directed to Jeannette Watts, NTC Nurse Manager at (250) 724-5757.

 

Company: 

NTC

Location: 

Port Alberni

Contact Info: 

Apply by 4pm August 24, 2020 by sending your cover letter, resume and three references to:

 

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

P.O. Box 1383

Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 7M2

 

Attn.: Human Resource Manager

 

Fax: (250) 723-0463

 

Email: apply@nuuchahnulth.org

 

(We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview)