Employment Opportunities

New Dawn Homecare is hiring. We are currently looking to fill five home-care positions (Continuing Care Assistants/CCAs) and one licensed practical nurse (LPN) position. Please see job requirements and an application form below.

Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) | Homecare Worker (Sydney, NS)


Languages

English

Education

Some high school; Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Clientele

Seniors; Elderly; Persons with a mental health disability; Persons with an intellectual disability; Persons with a disability; Terminally ill; Female; Male

Specific Skills

Prepare, cook and serve meals; Plan menus for special diets; Shop for food and household supplies; Launder clothing and household linens; Perform light housekeeping and cleaning; Provide companionship; Care for individuals and families; Administer bedside and personal care; Feed or assist in feeding; Assist clients to walk

Work Location Information

Work in employer’s/client’s home; Various locations

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation; Valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Security and Safety

Bondable; Criminal record check; Driver’s validity licence check

Essential Skills

Reading text; Document use; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Significant use of memory

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN – Sydney) with Advanced and Diabetic Footcare Training


Languages

English

Education

Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Advanced and Diabetic Footcare Training

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Licensure by the appropriate province or territory of work; First Aid Certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Work Setting

Community health clinic or centre; Home care or visiting care agency; Nursing or convalescent home

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver’s licence; Own vehicle

Essential Skills

Communication; Critical thinking

Other Information

Advanced Footcare Training Program is required. Successful candidate will be responsible for visiting clients at home and organizing clinics across the CBRM.

To apply for these positions, please email your resume to sheila@newdawn.ca or fill out and submit the form below.

New Dawn also has a regular need for housekeepers and hospital sitters. To apply for either position, please complete the form below.

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