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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 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.