Job Posting – Home & Community Care Worker (On call)

Position Details:

  • Department: Health and Social Services
  • Location: Private residence
  • Reports to: Community Social Services manager

Salary details:

  • Status: On call
  • Probation period: 3 months
  • Job classification: To be determined

Position Summary:

Provide home care support to the Nation’s members who require additional help to maintain a healthy standard of living given their medical state, on an on-call basis.

Culture Commitment

The Home Community Care upholds the culture of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations by providing services that demonstrate the worth and respect of the Nation’s members. This position strives to create a healthy and supportive community that values and recognizes huu-piits-tulth (helping one another).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Home Care Support:

  • Assist patient with completing personal care and hygiene routines.
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as administering medication, monitoring vital signs, changing bandages and dressings, and assisting with exercise and physiotherapy plans.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as preparing meals, feeding or assisting with feeding, laundry, and household cleaning that maintains sanitary conditions in the home environment.
  • Provide companionship for the patients.
  • Transport patients to scheduled healthcare appointments outside of the home, if necessary.
  • Educate and advise the patient and their family members regarding appropriate home care support and consult with the family members to ensure that these needs are being met.
  • Stay current on the patient’s health and care needs and liaison with healthcare professionals, if necessary.
  • Advocate on behalf of the patients for additional service and resources, as required.
  • Track and maintain a record of home care support being provided to the patients.

Qualifications:

Education, training and certificates:

  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate from a recognized Care Aid Program
  • Registered with the BC Care Aid & Community Health Worker Registry
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and attributes:

  • Knowledge:
    • Human health, healthcare practices, health legislations
  • Skills and abilities:
    • Organizational skills, verbal communication skills, time management, interpersonal skills, housekeeping skills
  • Attributes:
    • Confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgement, tactful and respectful, diplomacy, empathy, sympathy, customer-oriented, trust, integrity

Additional assets

  • Preference for a qualified Aboriginal candidate
  • Must possess a clear criminal record check for the vulnerable services sector.
  • Clear driver’s abstract
  • Food Safe Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Company: 

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation

Location: 

Tofino

Contact Info: 

Deadline to apply is October 18th, 2019.

Submit your resume and cover letter to:

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation

PO Box 18 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Email: jobs@tla-o-qui-aht.org Fax: 250.725.3352
Or drop it off at the office in a sealed envelope at #1119 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino