67 Licensed Practical Nurse – Community Health Worker Superviosr – Temporary, Full-Time
Beacon Community Services
Victoria, BC
Do you have a passion for community health nursing? Are you a self-starter who brings creativity,
knowledge, expertise and new ideas to work every day? Do you enjoy being stimulated in an
exciting, dynamic and fast-paced environment providing expert support to clients and community
health workers? Then we have what you are looking for!

Beacon Community Services is an award-winning and accredited not-for-profit organization that
helps people and improves lives through a range of program and services as the sole provider of
home support care in greater Victoria and the outer Gulf Islands.

Our Licensed Practical Nurses utilize a high level of critical thinking and nursing experience to
support the delivery of compassionate, efficient, and quality Home Support care in partnership
with the Island Health Authority.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and a rewarding, stimulating work
environment.

Reporting to the Home Support Manager, this position provides support and education to our
community health workers and is part of our leadership team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support assisted living clients, employees and health authority in a dynamic and high-paced
call center

  • Supervise and support Community Health Workers working Assisted Living (CHWs) by
providing information and insight on client care plans, delegation of tasks and related
teaching.

  • Lead and participate in daily huddles with Assisted Living CHWs supporting the
Neighbourhood Model of Care

  • Point of contact for Assisted Living operators and Island Health for all Assisted Living clients
  • Respond to client feedback related to the delivery of home support assisted living services,
making appropriate recommendations or taking action if necessary
  • Assist assisted living clients and CHWs by arranging on-site training appropriate to client
needs
  • Implement and update individual care plans with support and flow to the home support LPNs
for delivery
  • Maintain pertinent documentation, including computer records
  • Initiate and participate in performance management in consultation with Management and
Human Resources
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
  • Collaboration and team work home support schedulers and home support LPNs in the
delivery of care
  • Visit and support clients in their home
  • Prepare and participate in client care conferencing at the Assisted Living sites
  • Support our safety culture by investigating, recording and reporting incidents, accidents and
near misses, and implementing corrective actions as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Full scope LPN Diploma
  • Current CLPNBC Registration
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle
  • WHMIS Certificate
  • Able to effectively use a computer and electronic devices
  • Clear Police Criminal Record Check and Solicitor General’s Criminal Record Check
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of computer applications and keyboarding skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to guide and mentor HCA/CHWs in the delivery of quality care
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and participate effectively as
a team member

WE LIVE SAFETY!
The safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is a priority of Beacon Community Services. We promote healthy and safe
working conditions in all of our operations. We are committed to continuously improving safety and it is essential to this
position. We further support safety through the active participation and co-operation of management, supervisors,
workers and joint occupational health and safety committees.

APPLICATIONS:
All interested applicants can Apply Now! quoting the position vacancy number 2019-67. Please
note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be
contacted.