The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia

CONTINUING CARE ASSISTANTS

Wolfville - posted on Tue. July 18, 2017

COME AND JOIN THE WOLFVILLE NURSING HOME TEAM
CONTINUING CARE ASSISTANT, MINIMUM OF 64 HOURS BI-WEEKLY

The Wolfville Nursing Home is a privately owned, unionized, Accredited Long Term Care Facility in the town of Wolfville in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. We provide quality care to 67 residents.
Wolfville is just one hour from Halifax and is the cultural centre of the Annapolis Valley . Excellent accommodation choices, fine dining and boutique shopping in our small university town. Acadia University brings a sophistication and wealth of activities year-round. Fabulous farm markets, music and theatre, the Acadian Mecca of Grand Pre National Historic Site and the world’s highest tides in the Minas Basin filling up our “world’s smallest” harbour.
We have 5 positions available for qualified Continuing Care Assistants to work a minimum of 64 hours bi-weekly. These positions are full time, part time and casual and offer opportunities in union and non-union roles. Reporting to the RN Supervisor and/or LPN Team Leader or designate, the CCA is accountable for providing personal care, support and non-certified services necessary in caring for personal needs and comfort of residents. The CCA ensures and maintains the quality of care given to residents on his/her assigned 1st or 2nd floor unit. The CCA responds to each resident’s care needs in accordance with the individual resident’s care plan and in a coordinated, cooperative manner with members of the staff team. The CCA enhances the focus on resident safety and positively contributes to the culture of safety. The CCA follows safety procedures, as work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations (e.g. WHMIS, fire safety, spills).
The ability and willingness to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays) is a requirement of this position.
Qualifications:
• Nova Scotia Grade 12 or equivalent
• Graduate of a recognized Continuing Care Assistant education program or equivalent
• Previous experience in long term care an asset
• Must be authorized to work in Canada
• Must meet the minimum level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 in English
Wolfville Nursing Home offers:
• Remuneration and Benefit Package as per current IUOE Collective Agreement (for unionized roles)
• Wage range for non unionized position is $16.38 to $17.63 per hour.
How to Apply:
• Send resume, quoting competition number , to the attention of Denise Snyder, Director of Resident Care
o By Mail to: Wolfville Nursing Homes Ltd 601 Main Street, Wolfville, NS, B4P 1E9
o By Fax to: 902-542-1048
o Electronically to:
docwnh@eastlink.ca or by clicking on the Apply Now button

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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