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Home and Community Care Worker II

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$61,776.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$26,639.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
06 April 2018

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 Inuit only.

The Home & Community Care Worker II is a member of the Home & Community Care Program team and is frequent contact with the client and family. The Home & 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 & Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.

The Home & Community Care Worker assist 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.

The incumbent will have Grade 10 plus two (2) years’ experience and the following:  Language and interpretation skills (Inuktut required);  working knowledge of aids to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walkers, lifts, transfer boards; and ability to read and write in English and Inuktut; and working knowledge of household management skills; and awareness and understanding of Nunavut Home and Community Care Program policies and procedures; and mature individual who can work independently in a home environment under in-direct supervision; and must be bondable; and possess or ability to obtain a driver’s license within 1 year of hiring.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Training in Personal Care skills, current CPR and First Aid Certification designation is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
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