Vancouver Coastal Health

Care Aide - Assisted Living

Job Description

Job Title: Care Aide - Assisted Living
Work Site: Cedarview Lodge Assisted Living, Cedar Gardens - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.27 - $25.45 per hour

0700 to 1500 / 1500 to 2300 / 2300 to 0700

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 155013-eag

Come work as a Care Aide in Assisted Living with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Care Aide to join the Cedar Gardens team in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a Care Aide working in Assisted Living with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Assist clients with the activities of daily living to promote maximum independence.
  • Observe and document on client’s health condition and environment, report significant and unsafe conditions and provide support and guidance to clients.
  • Promote tenant’s self-direction and personal decision-making.

Support to clients is provided in a way that reflects the guiding principles of Assisted Living - choice, privacy, independence, individuality, dignity and respect.



Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • Graduation from a recognized Health Care Assistant program plus one (1) year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful completion of a medication management module for community health workers/long term care care aides from an accredited educational institution will be required prior to commencing work.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate and First Aid and Food Safe Certificate.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in co-operation with others.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Home management skills.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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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