Northern Health

British Columbia

Community Health Worker (Casual)

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
$18.95 - $20.72
Burns Lake, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Field Supervisor/Coordinator, and clinical direction of the RN Field Supervisor or Clinical Leader, provides home support services to clients in accordance with a pre-established care plan. Assists with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, planning and preparing meals while promoting maximum independence. Performs delegated tasks for which delegation of tasks training has been completed.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 plus graduation from a recognized Home Support Attendant/ Resident Care Aid Program or equivalent combination of current education, training and experience.
  • Registered on the BC Care Aid Registry.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
  • Use of personal vehicle.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with clients, family, and care team.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

BURNS LAKE COMMUNITY

The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District, in the centre of the province, an area boasting 4,828 km/3,000 mi of lake shoreline. It's surrounded by nature, including some of BC's largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake North of town. With its myriad of lakes and a half-dozen species of sport fish, the area offers anglers a multitude of choices and opportunities that are nearly endless. Burns Lake offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

How to Apply