Long Term Care Assistant

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Job Number:
J0524-1576
Job Title:
Long Term Care Assistant
Job Category:
Support Worker/Caregiver
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Work Location:
Blomidon Court
Number of Positions:
1


Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Temporary Part Time Long Term Care Assistant to join our Blomidon Court team based in Greenwich, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Starting hourly wage: $18.47
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire for part-time & full-time staff) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Pension plan
  • Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts on select apparel, fitness, and retail partners through our Perks Program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Spending one on one time with residents to provide company, meaningful and appropriate conversation and support
  • Answering call bells and redirecting residents when appropriate
  • Supporting residents in recreation programming
  • Assisting residents with eating under the direction of nursing staff
  • Employee screening including measuring and recording temperatures
  • Promoting and enforcing social distancing protocols
  • Monitoring points of entry
  • Assisting with family visits, meal services, daily activities and other tasks such as using technology
  • Performing light housekeeping duties for residents (bed making, linen delivery, cleaning)

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • A post-secondary education, have valid CPR/First Aid training, Food Handlers Certification and/or experience working in a healthcare environment.
  • Previous work experience that is client focused, safety minded and covers a broad skillset.
  • Available to work shifts on days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. 
  • You are adaptable, friendly and eager to provide assistance where necessary.
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.