Employment Opportunity

‘NAMGIS FIRST NATION

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSITION:                   HOME SUPPORT WORKER – LEVEL TWO

JOB SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Home Care Nurse, the Home Support Worker – Level Two, assists community members to live independently and safely in their own homes and community while enjoying the highest quality of life possible.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Provides personal care services under the supervision of the Home Care Nurse
  • Performs delegated and client specific health care tasks
  • Provides assistance with activities of daily living  
  • Provides information and education to clients and family members regarding home management and housekeeping techniques to assist the client and family with self-care
  • Accompanies clients to community events where appropriate
    • Assists clients in making and keeping appointments with various health services
  • Reports changes in the health status, behaviour or safety of living situation of clients
  • Maintains and submits timely, accurate records of all services provided to clients
  • Documents and records according to professional and legal obligations
  • Participates in team meetings and as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Other related duties as may be required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12
  • Certification in Home Support/Residential or Personal Care
  • A minimum of one year of experience working directly with Elders in a residential or home care setting, preferably in a First Nations environment
  • First Aid and Food Safe certification
  • Must undergo a Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

If this position interests you, please submit a covering letter and resume to:        

humanresources@namgis.bc.ca, or

Human Resources, Namgis First Nation

    PO Box 210, Alert Bay, BC, V0N 1A0

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(Respectfully, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted)