Relief Homemaker (Whati & Gameti)

Job Summary

Location: Gamèti
Department: Tłı̨chǫ CSA - Health and Social Services
Job ID: 19138
Wage: $26.57 - $31.75
Employment Type: On Demand, Regular
Closing Date: Oct 27, 2020

Department Information

The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Whati & Gameti.

Job Information

Located in Whati & Gameti and reporting to the Regional Home and Community Care Coordinator and Nurse in Charge, the incumbent is responsible for providing culturally sensitive daily home management support to clients of the Homecare program in Whati & Gameti. The Regional Home and Community Care Coordinator and Nurse in Charge will identify the clients for homemaker support. Generally, the Homemaker will visit the clients independently.

The Homemaker has the opportunity to develop relationships with the clients of the Home Care Program. The Homemaker is expected to demonstrate compassionate care to the client, family and other members of the health care team.

Typically. the above qualifications would be attained by:
Grade 10 with one (1) year of experience working with Elders.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Tlicho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 419
Tel (867) 392-3053
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Relief Worker

This job opening is for a Relief position where there are no established hours of work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and may be required to report to work on an as and when required basis for facilities where services operate on a daily basis throughout the entire year.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License.

Immunization Status

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.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $28.69 per hour to $34.29 per hour (approximately $55,946 to $66,866.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $16,752 for Whati and $15,395 for Gameti.


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.

Affirmative Action

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 # 19138

Closing Date: October 13, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Time