SEEKING Care Aides & Community Health Workers in Kamloops and Chase!

Position Summary

We are currently seeking Patient Care Aides, Mental Health Care Aides, Long-term Care Attendants and Community Health Workers to join our teams in beautiful Chase and Kamloops!

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!

As a Community Health Worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of healthcare professionals who support Community Clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Community Health Workers provide home support services to clients by assisting with activities of daily living and supporting and encouraging maximum independence. Wages for Community Health Workers are: $23.27-$25.45/hour.

As a Long-term Care Attendant (LTCA) you will work as an integral part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team, who provide care and support in a long-term care setting. Working under the direction of nurses, LTCA’s have key responsibilities in the individual care plan for each resident to meet their physical, emotional and social needs. Wages for Long-term Care Attendants are: $25.83/hour.

As a Health Care Assistant (Mental Health/Patient Care Aide) you will work as an integral part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team, who provide care and support in an Acute facility setting, in this case Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Working under the direction of nurses, Health Care Assistants (Mental Health/Patient Care Aides) have key responsibilities in the individual care plan for each patient to meet their physical, emotional and social needs. Wages for Health Care Assistants (Mental Health/Patient Care Aides)are: $25.83/hour.

Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. Many applicants start out with Interior Health in a casual capacity but are quickly successful on a permanent position, entitling them to employer paid benefits and banked time off for sick and vacation. This is a great way to start your career with Interior Health.

If you’re interested in working for IH in any of these locations, in any (or all!) of these roles, apply today and we will be in touch to discuss the opportunities that fit best for you!

The Village of Chase, at the western gateway of the spectacular Shuswap Lake system, is a vibrant and progressive community with a full range of amenities to serve your needs. Located on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake in the mountainous eastern region of the South Thompson River Valley, abundant opportunities await you in Chase!

Find more information about Chase here.

Situated at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers in the Thompson Valley, Kamloops is the second largest city in the BC Interior with a growing population of 90,000 people. The scenery is a mix of rolling grasslands, sandstone slot canyons, hoodoos, and sagebrush. Kamloops boasts a unique, dry climate and is a 4 season playground for the outdoor lover!

Find more information about Kamloops here.

Find more information about applying and working as a Health Care Assistant at Interior Health here.

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 (for CHW only)

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

Please note: If you are offered casual work at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order, you must comply with the requirements of the order. Casual postings are open to all qualified staff but those currently working at a single site facility should note that the hiring Manager will contact the current Manager to discuss the ability to release staff.

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 #:

01664313

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

IH CENTRALIZED RECRUITM

Reports To:

MANAGER/HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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