Community Health Worker | Casual Pool

Position Summary

We are currently seeking Casual Community Health Workers to join our team with Boundary Hospital, in Grand Forks, BC.

Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Are you looking for a flexible work schedule? If the answer is 'yes' then we want to hear from you!

**New financial incentive being offered** temporary quarterly retention bonus up to $2,000*
*for more details visit: https://www.interiorhealth.ca/media/new-financial-incentives-launched-health-care-staff-grand-forks


As a Community Health Worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of Nurses and LPNs who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Community Health Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each client.

Typical duties include:
• Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming and oral hygiene
• Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
• Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans
• Assistance with mobility and transfers
• Observing and reporting changes in client behavior and condition
• Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from zero to 37.5 hours per week. We are particularly seeking candidates with good availability for short call work at this time and open to working night shift as well as days and evenings. We currently have several casual opportunities available.

Shift Type is rotating Days and Nights with shift times of: 07:30 to 16:30, 08:00 to 17:30, 10:30 to 19:00, 13:30 to 22:00.

Many new employees start out in casual or temporary positions before being successful on a permanent position and having a long and rewarding career with Interior Health.

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.


For people with certain health issues, age-related limitations or other disabilities, managing everyday tasks can be challenging. The support that we provide through the Home Support program enables clients to recover or simply remain at home rather than in a hospital or care facility – in many cases our visits can be the highlight of their day! If you are looking for an opportunity to do meaningful work while joining a great team, the Boundary Hospital is the place for you. Apply today!

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Qualifications

• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)
• Current valid BC Drivers’ License and use of a reliable vehicle

*Along with a copy of your CV (or resume) please provide a copy of your certificate.*

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01614012

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

UFCW

Facility:

BOUNDARY HOSPITAL

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

BCC HOME SUPPORT WORKERS

Reports To:

HOME SUPPORT MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$23.27 - $25.45

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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