Posted Nov 23, 2021Home and Community Support Worker

Full-time

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Business: T’ít’q’et Administration
Email: reception@titqet.org - Home & Community Care Program on Subject Line
Phone: 250-256-4118
Address: P.O. Box 615 Lillooet, B.C. V0K 1V0
Website: http://www.titqet.org/



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Description

Job Title: Home Support worker (Home and Community Care program)
Department: Health & Social Services Reports to: Health & Social Services Manager
Position Summary
We are currently seeking a Home Support Worker (Home and Community Care) to join our T’ít’q’et Health team which serves the communities of T’ít’q’et. Are you dedicated to delivering patient-centered care? Are you looking for a flexible work schedule? If the answer is ‘yes’ then we want to hear from you!

T’ít’q’et believes in the concept of “Circle of Care” or Wrap-around” approach to client care. As a Home and Community Care worker, you will work as part of a dynamic team of Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurse who support community clients’ independence and ability to stay at home. Home and Community Care workers provide home support services to clients, by assisting with personal care and daily living, while promoting maximum independence. Home Support Workers are key players in the home health care plan for each T’ít’q’et Client.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:
• Activities of daily personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and oral hygiene
• Household duties related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home
• Meal preparation in accordance with designated plans and running the “Meals on Wheels” program
• Assistance with mobility and transfers when required
• Observing and reporting changes in client behaviour and conditions
• Performing delegated tasks according to training and procedures

Work requirements may vary to a minimum of 21 hours per week. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) Services are provided in the community between the hours of 08:00 and 16:00, five days a week; however, some after-hours or weekend hours may occur depending on the client’s health needs. The Home Support worker may have to travel outside the community with a client, such as medical appointments, etc. Flexibility and understanding are key for this position.


Qualifications and Requirements
The work requires the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities:
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Aide/Home Support Worker Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant work experience in the field.
• Food Safe, First Aid, and WHMIS certificates, training, or willing to obtain.
• Must have a valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License.
• Must have a reliable vehicle and comprehensive vehicle insurance


How to Apply
Please submit your

  • Cover Letter 

  • Resume

  • Three (3) direct supervisor references

  • Copies of your certificates and 

  • A copy of your most recent Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Check to:

Email: reception@titqet.org
(Please write; “Home & Community Care Program” on the subject line)
Mail/Deliver: Sealed Envelope
Attention: Vanessa Thevarge, Health and Social Services, Manager
P.O. Box 615
59 Retasket Street
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0
We thank all applicants for expressing interest in this position, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

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