Northern Health

British Columbia

Community Health Worker

Open Until Filled
$19.14 - $20.93
Fort St. John, British Columbia
Entry Level, Early Career

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Field Supervisor/Coordinator, and clinical direction of the RN Field Supervisor or Clinical Leader, provides home support services to clients in accordance with a pre-established care plan. Assists with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, planning and preparing meals while promoting maximum independence. Performs delegated tasks for which delegation of tasks training has been completed.
 
Qualifications

  • Grade 12 plus graduation from a recognized Home Support Attendant/ Resident Care Aid Program or equivalent combination of current education, training and experience.
  • Registered on the BC Care Aid Registry.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.
  • Use of personal vehicle.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with clients, family, and care team.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

FORT ST. JOHN COMMUNITY
Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.
 

How to Apply