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TWN Employment Opportunities

Current Postings: 

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Job Title: Home and Community Care Worker
Department: Community Development
Employment Status: Casual/On-Call
Closing Date: Ongoing

 JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Community Health Manager (CHM), this position performs home support duties for clients approved for Home and Community Care services and according to the approved Client Care Plan. Duties include house cleaning, client interaction, health observation, and light meal preparation. The Home and Community Care Worker documents daily tasks completed and any observations about changes in the client’s health or home environment. Regular reports and updates are provided to the CHM. Hours of work vary from client to client, and may require travel to various homes. This position requires the individual to complete Occupational First Aid Level 1 – Community Care, Food Safe and WHMIS training. A moderate level of physical fitness is necessary to perform household duties (e.g. standing for extended periods, lifting, kneeling).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide client care as per the approved individual Client Care Plan.
• Maintain a clean, healthy environment for client.
• Provide health advocacy for clients as requested.
• Healthy meal preparation.
• Provide transportation, if insured to do so, to appointments and shopping, etc. OR accompany client to medical appointments, grocery store, pharmacy, etc. as needed.
• Assist clients and their families in participating in the care provided.
• Establish links to other health care and social service sectors.
• Advise CHM of any work incidents and fill out proper incident reports as required.
• Assess and report equipment needs and repairs for home.
• Perform delegation of tasks as required and documented by various health professionals, such as CHM, Community Health Nurse, Physiotherapist, or Physicians, etc.
• Ensure strict confidentiality when dealing with clients and families of clients.
• Follow TWN Health Department guidelines, policies and procedures and the TWN Personal Policy and Procedures.
• Participate as member of the Health and Community Development Department teams.
• Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Grade 10 or equivalent plus a minimum of one (1) year of related experience in house cleaning, maintaining healthy environments, direct home support program delivery, community health development, etc.
• May consider alternate combinations of relevant education and work experience.
• Occupational First Aid Level 1- Community Care, Food Safe and WHMIS Certification required or willing to obtain within a set timeframe.
• Must be willing to participate in job-related training or workshops to upgrade skills and knowledge as required.
• Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Ability to follow guidelines and policies set by TWN Health Department and TWN Personal Policy and Procedures Manual.
• TB test, to be tested annually.
• A valid BC driver’s license and reliable transportation is an asset.
• Must be willing to obtain business car insurance if transporting clients.
• Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.
• Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check.

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume including references to:
Sabrina Lewis, HR Generalist - 3075 Takaya Drive, North Vancouver, BC, V7H 3A8
Or via email to slewis@twnation.ca

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Job Title: Personal Care Worker
Department: Community Development
Employment Status: Casual/On-Call
Closing Date: Ongoing

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Community Health Manager (CHM), the Personal Care Worker (PCW) is qualified to provide personal care such as assisting with bathing, clothing, feeding and medication distribution as per Client Care Plan. Other duties include meal preparation, house cleaning, client interaction and health observation. Any changes in the client’s health or home environment must be reported to the CHM and Community Health Nurse. The hours vary from client to client, and may require travel to various homes. A moderate level of physical fitness is required to perform household duties such as standing, lifting, kneeling, walking, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide client care as per the individual Client Care Plan.
• Assist with bathing, clothing, feeding and medication distribution as needed and/or other duties outlined in Plan.
• Maintain a clean, healthy environment for client.
• Assist, monitor and document medication administration as needed.
• Provide health advocacy for clients as requested.
• Healthy meal preparation.
• Provide transportation, if insured to do so, to appointments and shopping, etc.
• Accompany client to medical appointments, grocery store, pharmacy, etc. as needed.
• Assist clients and their families in participating in the care provided.
• Establish links to other health care and social services sectors (if needed).
• Advise CHM of any incidents and fill out proper forms if need arises, making sure to follow proper procedures as required.
• Assess and report equipment and repairs needed for the client’s home.
• Perform delegation of tasks as required and documented by various health professionals, such as Community Health Nurse (CHN), CHM, Physiotherapist, or Physicians, etc.
• Ensure strict confidentiality when dealing with clients and families of clients.
• Participate as a member of the TWN Health Department team and follows guidelines, policies set by the TWN Health Department and the TWN Personal policy and procedures.
• Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Personal Care Worker (Aid) Certificate plus a minimum of one (1) year of related experience in house cleaning, maintaining healthy environments, direct home support program delivery, community health development, etc.
• May consider alternate combinations of relevant education and work experience.
• Occupational First Aid Level 1- Community Care, Food Safe and WHMIS Certification required or willing to obtain within a set timeframe.
• Must be willing to participate in job-related training or workshops to upgrade skills and knowledge as required.
• Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Ability to follow guidelines and policies set by TWN Health Department and TWN Personal Policy and Procedures Manual.
• TB test, to be tested annually.
• A valid BC driver’s license and reliable transportation is an asset.
• Must be willing to obtain business car insurance if transporting clients.
• Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.
• Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check.

Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and references to:
Sabrina Lewis, Human Resources Generalist
3075 Takaya Drive, North Vancouver, B.C., V7H 3A8.
Or via email to
slewis@twnation.ca

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We thank you for your interest in advance. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.

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