*This position requires a mandatory cover letter and Resume*
The Home and Community Care Worker is an integral member of our Home and Community Care team. In this role, you support Tsleil-Waututh Nation community members by maintaining their ability to continue living at home safely. A Home and Community Care Worker assists with clients’ personal care, monitors health changes, and performs various housekeeping tasks, meal preparation, grocery shopping, and companionship activities for clients in their homes. Some administrative tasks may also be part of this role.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
You are a people person, with demonstrated skill in effective oral and written communication, interpersonal relations, and conflict resolution. You can take direction, work independently, and in collaboration with others. In addition, you have the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Flexible, kind, and genuine, you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and can adapt to changing needs and priorities by way of effective organization and time management. You have a strong ethic of client service and are eager to learn about the culture and traditions of diverse Indigenous Nations.
The successful candidate will benefit from on-the-job training and mentoring.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with the activities of daily living including but not limited to:
- Light Housekeeping – including but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, dry mopping, dishwashing, cleaning the kitchen and bathroom, and changing beds.
- Laundry and linen service, including washing, ironing, and folding clothes.
- Prepare meals and snacks according to the care plan – this may include following a specialized diet plan as identified on the care plan.
- Assist with shopping for groceries and clothes.
- Escort clients on appointments, including doctor visits, friends, family members, or stores.
- Monitor client supplies.
- Provide companionship for the client. This includes accompanying clients on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
Assist with personal care as per care plan including but not limited to:
- Bathing, toileting, oral care, skin care, hair care, dressing, nail care
- Feeding and mobilization
- Rehabilitation exercises
- Medication reminders
- Health Advocacy
- Observe, document, and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior, or appearance.
Assist the Home and Community Care team as needed:
- Provide administrative support as needed.
- Participate in team and department meetings as client assignments permit.
- Provide support to other Community Health programs as needed, i.e. appointment booking.
- Assist in organizing community health events, i.e. annual flu and COVID-19 and outreach clinics, as well as wellness and health promotion events.
- Collaborate with external health care and social services partners.
- Health Care Assistant Certificate preferred.
- Grade 10 or equivalent plus a minimum of one (1) year of related experience in house cleaning, home support, and maintaining healthy environments.
- May consider alternate combinations of relevant education and work experience.
- CPR, first-aid, and food-safe certifications
- TB screening
- A valid BC driver’s license and reliable transportation is an asset.
- Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (minimum of 2 doses)
- Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.
The Annual wage for this role is between $26.01 – $30.60 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.
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We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.