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||VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
||Continuing Care Assistant-Temporary Part Time (.5)
||Part Time Term Contract
|Hours Per Week
|Program or Dept.
||The CCA provides personal care and health maintenance to individuals and families in the home setting within the framework of VON philosophy, policies, procedures and standards, in community health care.
||As a Continuing Care Assistant you will work in the community to provide services including personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, and respite to clients in their own homes.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements
||•Home Support/Continuing Care Certification.
•Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
•Current CPR/First Aid required
•Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organization skills
•Strong assessment skills
•Ability to work independently and problem solve
•Ability to adapt to change and work in various social and economic environments
•Ability to work flexible hours
•Current Criminal Background Check will be requested
|Other Relevant Information
||Working 7:00am-1:00pm/4:00pm-10:00pm rotating shifts. Five shifts per week. Term ends December 31, 2013
||Colchester East Hants District
||Nova Scotia [NS]
|Compensation & Benefits Overview
||• Career advancement opportunities
• Training and skills development
• Flexible hours
• Competitive compensation
• Employee assistance program
• Employee recognition programs