Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)
Canadian Red Cross
Dartmouth, NS

Casual

Halifax Regional Municipality

What we represent:

The Nova Scotia Red Cross Home Support program provides competent, certified Continuing Care Assistants to assist persons within a home environment in times of need, due to illness, recovery or disability while preserving and promoting independence, dignity and optimal well-being.

What we offer:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • 100% employer paid premiums for health and dental benefits package
  • Flexible work hours
  • Various paid leave allowances
  • Paid travel time
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Business cell phone provided to electronically confirm service and enhance safety
  • 100% Employer paid CPR/First Aid recertification
  • Ongoing continuing education
  • Support from our Client Service Centre 24 hour a day and 365 days a year

Your responsibilities:

  • Your primary responsibility will be to assist elderly and persons with disabilities in the activities of daily living in their own home.
  • Assignments may include light housekeeping, respite, personal care and meal preparation.

Your qualifications:

  • Current Provincial Continuing Care Assistant Certificate
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Current Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Compassionate, trustworthy, ability to work independently within a supportive structure
  • Valid driver’s licence with access to a vehicle

Application Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2019

Interested applicants should apply online via:

http://www.redcross.ca/about-us/jobs/opportunities-in-canada/

The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer. Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview.

Job Type: Casual