health care aide

Comox Valley Seniors Village

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

  • Work setting
  • Nursing home/home for the aged

  • Tasks
  • Supply and empty bed pans
  • Serve meal trays and feed patients
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Make beds and maintain patients’ rooms
  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients
  • Transport patients between care facilities
  • Answer call signals to determine patients’ needs

  • Work conditions and physical capabilities
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

  • Weight handling
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

  • Personal suitability
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player

  • Financial benefits
  • As per collective agreement
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 37.5 hours per week