Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Community Health Worker I

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Community Health Worker I
    Work Site:

    Home Support - Sunshine Coast

    This position will be based out of Gibsons, BC

    Status: Temporary Part Time - Other Relief (0.69 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately April 30, 2020
    Salary: $18.23 - $19.52 per hour
    Hours: 0930 - 1600, with rotating days off
    Reference#: 122817-eag


    Come work as a Community Health Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

    Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Community Health Worker to join the Sunshine Coast Home Support team. Apply today to join our team!

     

    As a Community Health Worker you will:

    • Assist clients to maintain their independence under direction of RN Supervisor.
    • Helps protect and restore individual and family functioning to maintain clients in their homes.
    • Performs duties in accordance with service policies and procedures and purchaser guidelines.

    ABOUT GIBSONS, BC:

     

    Known as the “gateway to the Sunshine Coast”, located just north of Vancouver, Gibsons is a quaint town overlooking a harbour and features the beautiful backdrop of our coastal mountains. This charming municipality filled with artists, entrepreneurs, and fishing boats is just a scenic 40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver followed by a short 5km drive from the Langdale ferry terminal. This area is home to the traditional territories of both the Squamish and Sechelt First Nations, and is ideal for residents seeking a relaxing blend of water and land activities. Enjoy an outdoor lifestyle with unlimited hiking, biking, golf, fishing and more in a community rich in culture.

     

    ABOUT SUNSHINE COAST HOME CARE SERVICES:


    Sunshine Coast Home Care Services provides home nursing care and rehabilitation services to seniors, people with disabilities, and convalescent individuals; access to adult day care and Long Term care; and information, education, and support for caregivers.

     

    WHO WE ARE


    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Grade 10 or educational equivalent recognized by the employer.
    • Must have a valid BC Driver's License.
    • Six months related experience with seniors, and/or disabled persons and children an asset.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Physical ability to carry out significant amounts of lifting, bending, stooping and stretching.
    • Ability to speak, write and understand written and oral English competently. 
    • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.


    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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