Community Health Worker, Princeton B.c.Apply Now Job ID 1528999 Date posted 09/08/2021
Facility :PRINCETON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.61 FTE)
We are currently seeking a Permanent Part Time Community Health Worker to join our team in Princeton Home Support.
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 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. The
Shift Types for this position are rotating days and evenings, with the hours of work being 07:00 to 12:30 or 16:30 to 22:00 for a total of 0.61 FTE.
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 Penticton Health Centre is the place for you.
The successful applicant of a permanent posting will be eligible for our full comprehensive benefits plan including medical and dental coverage, group life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation time and an excellent pension!
Please note that the Relocation Allowance Program could be offered for this position. Relocation allowance is applicable to qualified candidates, who are required to relocate more than 40 km from their current work location, as a result of recruitment to a permanent vacancy.
Education, Training and Experience:
• 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: We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. 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.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships.