Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)

  • Part Time
  • Pugwash, NS
  • November 30, 2018

Website East Cumberland Lodge

74 bed long term care facility (Level 1 and 2)

Job Contact: Joe Gauthier
Company Phone: +1 902-243-2504
Company Fax: +1 902-243-3375
Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Provision of personal care and activities of daily living; assist with meals and feeding residents; make beds and maintain residents’ rooms; Supply and empty bed pans; transport residents in wheelchair and utilize different types of lifts; bathe, dress and groom patients; Answer call signals; Weigh, lift, turn and position patients; Accompany residents on outside recreational activities and perform other duties related to resident care and comfort

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Other Requirements :

***Benefits program

Group health benefits program (employer pays 65% of the premium/ employee 35%); AD&D (50/50), life insurance and LTD also available. Dental plan is 50/50.
Clothing allowance
Sick time and sick family time
Vacation (based on union contract)
In addition to statutory holidays there is an additional "floating" holiday
Employees may bank up to 64 hours of holiday hours for later usage.
Overtime may be banked and taken in-lieu or paid out
**Full details of the plan are available upon entry into the program and based upon plan eligibility requirements of the supplier in addition to requirements of the existing unionized Collective Agreement.

Free On-site parking
Break periods are paid
All employees participate in a jointly funded meal plan between employer /employee (less than $20 biweekly for the employee currently). The facility provides home cooked meals and coffee/tea break supplies during your shift. Staff break room with supplies provided.
Landscaped outdoor seating areas in our gardens to enjoy your breaks during nice weather
Locker room and showers also available.
On line staff scheduling system allows you to view you schedules via your phone or pc
Overnight accommodations provided on site during inclement weather situations (storms)
Hourly wage rates are dependent upon the applicant having one of the required certificates (a certificate entitles the higher rate scale)

Job Type: Regular Part-time plus call-in (guaranteed 32 hours biweekly plus call-in). If you have limited or no restrictions in being able to pick up additional shifts, the ability to gain up to full-time hours biweekly can occur on a near regular basis.

Salary Range: $16.38 to $17.69 per hour
Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Document Use
  • Communications Skills
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Computer Skills
Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to:

[email protected]

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