Home and Community Care Worker II
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Land Claim Beneficiaries only.
Stepping forward together
With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuit language, achieves a representative public service, engages with circumpolar neighbours, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. As an employer, we’re enhancing local education and training initiatives while continuing to provide exciting career opportunities in a unique environment. Join us as we step forward together.
Reporting to the Nurse – Manager of Home Community Care, the Home & Community Care Worker II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program team and is in frequent contact with the client and family. The Home and Community Care Worker II provides a key link to observe the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The Home & Community Care Worker II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor Home and Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.
The Home and Community Care Worker II assists clients in activities of basic personal care, and if necessary, household management, according to an established client care plan, helping clients to maintain independence and functioning in their home environment.
A Grade 10 education plus two years of experience (or equivalent) are required to be considered for this position. A grade 8 education plus two additional years of experience will also be considered. The incumbent must also be able to speak and understand Inuktut orally and must be able to write in English, Inuktut or Innuinaqtun. Training in Personal Care Skills and a current CPR and First Aid Certificate will be considered an asset. Please indicate on your application if you have either of these.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit are considered assets. Please indicate on your application if you meet these.
Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.