|Job Title:||Community Health Worker 2 - Sponsorship Opportunity to Capilano University (Sechelt) - Health Care Assistant Certificate Program|
|Work Site:||Home Support, Sunshine Coast - Sechelt, BC|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||Full Time training: September 2020 to April 2021|
|Salary:||$22.38 - $24.47 per hour|
Come work as a Community Health Worker with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Sechelt, BC!
Community Health Workers are a core part of our communities as caregivers and make a significant impact on the quality of life of their clients and patients.
As a Community Health Worker 2 at Vancouver Coastal Health you will make your impact by:
New grads of the Health Care Assistant program are welcome to apply!
Community Health Workers at Vancouver Coastal Health operate within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization.
Vancouver Coastal Health is offering this sponsorship opportunity for you to become a Community Health Care Worker 2 in Home Support on the Sunshine Coast.
Sponsorship consists of VCH funded tuition and books to applicants who apply and are successful in obtaining a regular full time position as a Community Health Worker 2 position which they commence upon successful completion of the program.
Eligibility for the VCH Sponsorship:
Must meet admission requirements of Capilano University - Sechelt - Health Care Assistant Certificate Program.
Must have a valid BC driver's license and use of a personal vehicle.
Preference will be given to applicants currently living on the Sunshine Coast. Applicants must successfully complete the Health Care Assistant Certificate program through Capilano University Sechelt prior to working in Home Support.
Sponsorship of the education program requires full time attendance.
Candidates accepting this sponsorship opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as a regular full-time Community Health Worker 2 on the Sunshine Coast for at least 12 months subsequent to completing training.
In the event that a candidate leaves the position which they were hired to in under 12 months, VCH will seek to recover the cost of the program.
Full Time training: September 1 to April 2021
ABOUT HOME SUPPORT-SUNSHINE COAST:
Home Support provides a range of support options designed to help people with ongoing health conditions to remain in their homes and to be as independent and safe as possible. Home Care Teams provide case management and home care nursing services, with healthcare professionals who care for clients with kindness & dignity, while ensuring their safety and well-being.
ABOUT SECHELT, BC:
The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver. It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway. This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking. There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course. Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset - all before dinner. That is what Sechelt has to offer you!
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
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.