Community Health Worker - MULTIPLE VACANCIES!

Position Summary

We are currently seeking Community Health Workers to join our team in Kelowna Home Support. Do you pride yourself on your positive attitude and strong work ethics? Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? If the answer is 'yes' then we want to hear from you!

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.

We currently have EXCITING MULTIPLE PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY VACANCIES AVAILABLE! If a regular evening shift from 14:00, 15:00, or 16:00 to 22:00 working around 25-30 hours a week in a rotating schedule fits your lifestyle, apply today! We have opportunities in South Kelowna, West Kelowna, and Rutland/Lake Country – primarily evening but some day shifts as well. For more information, please submit your application and we will be in touch directly!

The permanent positions offer the successful applicants our full comprehensive benefits plan including medical and dental coverage, group life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time and an excellent pension! Temporary lines come with benefits after several months in the position as well.

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 behaviour and condition
• Performing delegated tasks according with training and procedures

If you are looking for an opportunity to do meaningful work while joining a great team, the Kelowna Home Support team is the place for you. Apply today!

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.*

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. • 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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 #:

01629704

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.70 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

UFCW

Facility:

KIRSCHNER PLAZA

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEC KEL SOUTH HOME SUPPORT

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$23.27 - $25.45

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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