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Home & Community Care Worker II

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
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No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 February 2019

Term until March 31, 2027.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Home and Community Care, the Home and Community Care Worker II (HCCW II) will assist clients in activities of basic personal care, and if necessary, household management, according to an established client care plan, helping clients maintain independence and functioning in their home environment.

The HCCW II is a member of the Home and Community Care Program and is in frequent contact with the client and family. The HCCW II provides a key link in observing the client’s condition and any changes in their support network. The HCCW II reports any observed changes in the client’s condition to the Supervisor Home and Community Care or the Program Supervisor in the community.

Working knowledge of aids to assist in activities of daily living such as canes, walker, lifts, transfer boards, etc is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must also have awareness and understanding of Nunavut Home and Community Care Program policies and procedures.

Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills are required along with the ability to read and write in English and Inuktitut. Computer skills are also considered an asset.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Grade 10 and two years’ related experience. The incumbent must possess a driver’s license or have the ability to obtain a driver’s license within one year of hiring.Training in personal care skills and current CPR and First Aid Certificates are considered assets.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.  Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.  Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

Department of Finance (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

Phone: (867) 934-2025

Toll free: 1-800-682-9033

Fax: (867) 934-2027