Home Support Worker
Yukon Government
Whitehorse, YT
This is an until-filled competition for Auxiliary On-call positions. Applications will be assessed on a regular basis, so candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice.

Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

Mission of Yukon Home Care Program is “The Yukon Home Care Program provides client-focused health services in the home, improving quality of life and supporting Yukoners to live independently.”

Under the direction of the Home Support Supervisors, this position provides home support services to individual clients of Yukon Home Care Program to promote optimum level of functioning in the skills/activities of daily living and quality of life of clients.

For more information about this position please contact Beth Ritchie at (867) 456-6188 or email at Beth.Ritchie@gov.yk.ca

For more information about this posting, please contact Ann Caron at (867) 667-8423 or email at Annelouise.Caron@gov.yk.ca

Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment

Link to create your account to apply http://employment.gov.yk.ca/

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Home Support Worker and or Nursing Home Attendant Certificate
Experience working in Home Care or community based setting
Experience providing personal care, home management, and respite care in a community setting

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Passion for providing care for chronically ill or elderly clients
Ability to respect confidentiality
Ability to work independently as well as within a team
Experience working with various cultural backgrounds

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment: TB Screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP Security clearance, CPR level C, Food Safe, WHMIS 2015, and a valid Yukon class 5 driver’s licence are required prior to hire.

Job Requirements: Exposure to pets, exposure to second-hand smoke, shift work and weekends, heavy lifting and bending.

Eligibility List
Post Date
29 May 2019
Close Date
29 August 2019