RESIDENT CARE AIDE – 1 FT Term, 2 PT Term

Avens - A Community for Seniors
Published
January 6, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
$34.21-$38.79 per hour
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Resident Care is our largest department with over 70 full, part-time and casual staff, caring for 57 residents in AVEN Manor and the Territorial Dementia Facility. The Resident Care Aide is integral to ensuring that every Resident has a great day, every day. If you are someone who not only possesses the below qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities, but also has compassion and empathy for your elders, and is a kind individual who puts others needs first, this may be a great potential opportunity for you! This is a part-time permanent position.

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Completion of a Licensed Practical Nursing Program or a Long Term Care Aide Program from a recognized educational institution and have two years’ experience in a long term care setting. Equivalencies will be considered. The successful incumbent must have completed 159-110 - Pharmacology for Personal Support Workers (or its equivalent), and be qualified to administer medication. Experience working with an elderly population would be an asset. An acceptable criminal records check is required and must be maintained.

  • Knowledge of the aging process
  • Knowledge of long term personal care, care for elderly persons and persons with dementia
  • Problem solving skills
  • Very good interpersonal skills including compassion and understanding for residents
  • Very good listening skills 

For more information on necessary qualifications and essential job functions of this position, please email admin@avensseniors.com for a job description. 

Pay and Benefits 

SALARY: $34.21-$38.79 per hour

VACATION & SICK LEAVE: paid hours

OTHER BENEFITS: Subsidized meal plan. Health benefits and pension available to Part-time and Full-time employees, as well as a variety of training opportunities to further your career!

HOW TO APPLY?

Email resume to admin@avensseniors.com by 4:00 pm Friday January 14, 2022

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