|Job Title:||Health Care Support Worker - Long-Term Care - Training Opportunity|
Health Career Access Program (HCAP)
Various Long-Term Care sites - Richmond, North Vancouver, Sechelt, Squamish, Powell River, & Bella Bella, BC
|Status:||Temporary Full Time/Casual|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
$21.37 per hour
Tuition, books, and course fees are covered as a part of the program.
|Hours:||Hours and days of work/training will vary as operationally required|
Come work as a Health Care Support Worker and earn your Care Aide registration with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking to hire Health Care Support Workers via the Health Career Access Program (HCAP). Upon completing the training opportunity, successful candidates will be eligible to register as a Care Aide with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry. Candidates accepting this training opportunity agree to remain with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) as regular Care Aides for 12 months subsequent to graduating.
Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program.
As an applicant to this job posting, you will be considered for seats at Long-term care sites across VCH for various cohorts starting between 2022 and 2023. Applicants will be assigned schools based on seat availability.
As a Health Care Support Worker at Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
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.
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.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
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.
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.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.
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.