Community Health Worker

Position Summary

Kimberley Health Centre in Kimberley, BC is seeking a Community Health Worker to join their team! The ideal candidate will have completed a health care assistant program, current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry, and a passion for providing client-centered care.

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 relief part time (0.53 FTE) position working rotating days and evenings (09:00 to 16:00, 16:30 to 19:00, 16:00 to 22:00). Because you are required to use your own vehicle to travel to clients’ houses, we provide an insurance differential as well as reimbursing your mileage.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum.

If you are looking for the opportunity to work guaranteed paid hours with a fun, supportive and progressive team, 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 your CV or resume please upload a copy of your Health Care Aide 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 #:

01744607

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.53 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

UFCW

Facility:

KIMBERLEY HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Kimberley

Department:

KMC HOME SUPPORT WORKERS

Reports To:

HOME SUPPORT SUPERVISOR/MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$23.27 - $25.45

Close Date:

AUGUST 18, 2022

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