Home Support Worker
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North.
Reporting directly to the Nurse in Charge, Home Care Services, the incumbent provides culturally sensitive respite and ADL care to clients of the Homecare Program. Designated rehabilitation and nursing functions are provided only under the direction of nurse/physician/traditional healer/physiotherapist or occupational therapist.
Clients of the Homecare Program are usually individuals who require on-going care that can be provided in their homes. These clients include but are not limited to long-term convalescent, geriatric, post-partum, surgical or medical patients and individuals with chronic disabling conditions, who live in their home and require scheduled treatment care and / or support.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of a Personal Support Worker program or equivalent and six months experience in Home support.
This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Wrigley, NT
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
FORT SMITH, NT X0E 0P0
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary for this position starts at $32.39 per hour (approximately $63,160. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $16,491
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 17252
Closing Date: July 24, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time