Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)

  • Temporary
  • Pugwash, NS
  • November 30, 2018

Website East Cumberland Lodge

74 Bed long term care facility (level 1 & 2)

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

Education – “Obtained from within the Province of Nova Scotia” – one of the following: Continuing Care Assistant Certification, Home Health Provider Certificate, Home Health Aide Certificate, Home Support Worker Certificate, Personal Care Worker Certificate

Current criminal record check is required at point of hire.

Work Setting – Nursing home Level I/II – operates 24/7. Shift types are 4, 8, 12 hours and range between day, evening, and night shifts.

Specific Skills

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 of 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

Sick time and sick family time
Vacation (based on union contract)
Employees may bank up to 64 hours of holiday hours for later usage.
Overtime may be banked and taken in-lieu or paid out

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 - $17.69 per hour
Salary Includes:
  • Benefits
  • Additional Compensation
Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Document Use
  • Communications Skills
  • Problem Solving
Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Team Work
How to Apply:

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