(V-287) | Continuing Care Assistant - Part-Time

(V-287) | Continuing Care Assistant - Part-Time

17 Nov

17 Nov



Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of senior’s accommodation, care and services in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario. Shannex is an expanding organization that currently employs over 5,000 people. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer outstanding living choices, improved services and exceptional careers.

Located in the picturesque, historical town of Antigonish, and in partnership with the Sisters of Saint Martha, Parkland Antigonish will provide a safe and modern accommodation for members of the Sisters of Saint Martha congregation. This campus will offer a full continuum of services including Hospitality and Wellness, Assisted Living and Long-Term Care service lines.

Continuing Care Assistant - Part-Time

As the successful candidate, you will work as a part of a professional interdisciplinary team within the Shannex Enhanced Care Division. The Continuing Care Assistant will work to Full Scope of Practice; provide direct client care, light housekeeping and laundry services, meal preparation and delivery, within the framework of Shannex policy, procedures and standards for clients in our Enhanced Care sites.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

- Assists clients with hygiene needs and daily living activities including bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, positioning in bed, feeding and transferring.

- Assists with client’s restorative care programs, walking and range of motion.

- Assist in the planning and implementation of client leisure activities on a daily basis.

- Collaborates with the client and other members of the interdisciplinary team in the development of individualized Client Care Plan.

- Prepares and serves meals within our food service department.

- Cleans client rooms, server and household common areas.

- Provides basic laundry services.

- Performs delegated nursing acts according to company policy and scope of practice.

- Documentation according to company policy.

- Communicates and reports relevant information regarding client care or safety to Supervisor.

Requirements Include:

- Continuing Care Certification or Provincial Personal Care Workers course

- Palliative Care Certification

- Current RN and LPN students enrolled in the nursing programs

- Food Handlers Certification

- The ability to work required shifts, weekends and holidays.

The following would be considered assets:

- Demonstrated computer skills and experience with electronic information systems;

- Previous experience in working with the clients in long-term care or a senior’s independent living environment.

- Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Care course, U-First training preferred.

Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization, please apply by December 8, 2021

Job Type: Part-time


- 12 hour shift

- Day shift

- Night shift

Work remotely:

- No

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