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Organization Overview 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.
Position Title Continuing Care Assistant-Temporary Part Time (.5)
Employee Group Temporary, Part-Time
FTE Status .5
Program/Department Home support
Job Summary 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.
Responsibilities 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
Qualifications •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
Date Posted 10/1/2013
Deadline Date 10/10/2013
Site Colchester East Hants
City Truro
Province Nova Scotia [NS]
Compensation & Benefits Overview • Career advancement opportunities
• Training and skills development
• Flexible hours
• Competitive compensation
• Employee assistance program
• Employee recognition programs