Continuing Care Assistant

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Numéro de concours :
Titre du poste :
Continuing Care Assistant
Catégorie de poste :
Auxiliaires en soins continus/Préposés aux services de soutien à la personne
Type de poste :
Temporaire, temps plein
Date d'affichage :
Le 18 juin 2024
Date de retrait :
Le 21 juillet 2024
Lieu de travail :
Elk Court
Nombre de postes :

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 Continuing Care Assistant to join our Elk Court Team based in Brookfield, Nova Scotia. This is a temporary full time opportunity for at least a 1 year term.

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:

  • Approximate hourly wage: $19.10- $24.09
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid breaks
  • Access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks 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

  • Assists residents with hygiene and daily living activities, such as: bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, meals, and mobilizing according to the work assignment;
  • Collaborates with the resident and other members of the interdisciplinary team in the development of individualized Resident Care Plan;
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of resident leisure activities on a daily basis;
  • Assists with light housekeeping duties;
  • Performs delegated nursing acts according to company policy and scope of practice;
  • Communicates and reports relevant information regarding resident care or safety to Supervisor.

About You

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

  • A valid Continuing Care Certification or Provincial Personal Care Worker course or equivalent;
  • You are registered in Nova Scotia’s CCA registry as per the Continuing Care Assistants Registry Act 
  • Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays,
  • A clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening;
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care course considered an asset;
  • Previous working experience with elderly in long-term care or a senior living environment an asset
  • Valid CPR & First Aid Certification preferred.
  • 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 35 years, 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, and a home care division of 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.