home & Community care on-call

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
1119 Pacific Rim Highway Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0

P: 250.725.3350 F:250.725.3352

Job Posting – Home & Community Care Worker
On Call


Position Details: Salary information:
Department: Health and Social Services Status: On-Call
Location: Private Residences Probation Period: 3 months
Reports to: Community Social Services Manager Job Classification: To be determined

Position Summary:
Provide home care support to the Nation’s members who require additional help to maintain a healthy
standard of living given their medical state, on an on-call basis.

Culture Commitment
The Home Community Care upholds the culture of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations by providing services
that demonstrate the worth and respect of the Nation’s members. This position strives to create a healthy
and supportive community that values and recognizes huu-piits-tulth (helping one another).

Duties and Responsibilities:
Home Care Support

➢ Assist patient with completing personal care and hygiene routines.

➢ Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as administering medication, monitoring vital signs,
changing bandages and dressings, and assisting with exercise and physiotherapy plans.

➢ Perform housekeeping duties, such as preparing meals, feeding or assisting with feeding, laundry,
and household cleaning that maintains sanitary conditions in the home environment.

➢ Provide companionship for the patients.

➢ Transport patients to scheduled healthcare appointments outside of the home, if necessary.

➢ Educate and advise the patient and their family members regarding appropriate home care
support and consult with the family members to ensure that these needs are being met.

➢ Stay current on the patient’s health and care needs and liaison with healthcare professionals, if
necessary.

➢ Advocate on behalf of the patients for additional service and resources, as required.

➢ Track and maintain a record of home care support being provided to the patients.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities
required of the position.

Job Posting – Part Time Home Community Care

Qualifications:

Education, training and certificates
High School Diploma
Graduate from a recognized Care Aid Program
Registered with the BC Care Aid & Community Health Worker Registry
Valid BC Driver’s License

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and attributes
Knowledge:

o Human health, healthcare practices, health legislations
Skills and abilities:

o Organizational skills, verbal communication skills, time management, interpersonal skills,
housekeeping skills

Attributes:
o Confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgement, tactful and respectful,

diplomacy, empathy, sympathy, customer-oriented, trust, integrity

Additional assets
Preference for a qualified Aboriginal candidate
Must possess a clear criminal record check for the vulnerable services sector.
Clear driver’s abstract
Food Safe Certificate
First Aid Certificate

Working Environment:

Work Conditions
Works onsite at patients personal housing units.
Exposed to high-stress and highly sensitive situations, where volatile public may be involved.

Physical requirements
Good health, allowing one to perform physical tasks throughout the day, including bending, lifting,

carrying, walking.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and lift or carry items over 20lbs.
Must be able to be mobile and visit personal housing locations that can only be accessed by stairs

or rough, uneven ground.

Travel requirements
Frequent travel by car or boat.


This posting is on-going


Submit your resume, covering letter, and references to:


PO Box 18 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0

Email: jobs@tla-o-qui-aht.org Fax: 250.725.3352
Or drop at the office in a sealed envelope at #1119 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino

Job Posting – Part Time Home Community Care