Community Health Worker

Position Summary

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Interior Health is currently seeking a Community Health Worker to join our team at the South Similkameen Health Centre in beautiful Keremeos, 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!


Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.


What We Offer:

We offer a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Generous Vacation Entitlement
• Employer Paid Health Benefits
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Shift Premiums
• Competitive wages

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $27.92 to $29.60

About the Job:

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

This is a PERMANENT PART TIME opportunity.

Shifts of work will be scheduled days and evenings; rotating from 07:00 to 12:30, 16:30 to 22:00 hours.


About this location/unit:

Keremeos is a vibrant, agricultural community located in the beautiful Similkameen Valley of British Columbia. The valley area is home to many ranches, orchards and wineries due to its year round mild, dry climate with long hot summers! Whether you like to swim in the fresh, clean waters of the Similkameen River, take a leisurely rafting trip, hike or bike through stunning scenery – Keremeos has it all!


Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to 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.*

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 #:

01650911

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.61 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

UFCW

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

KCA HOME SUPPORT WORKERS

Reports To:

HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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