Job Posting 86321

Healthcare Worker II
Catholic Social Services
Central Alberta
Red Deer
closes in 31 days (Sat, 31 Dec)
negotiable / flexible  •  $19.61-$20.80

Catholic Social Service is currently recruiting for full time, part time, and casual Healthcare Worker IIs in Red Deer. 

To acknowledge the dedication and direct service as a front-line Healthcare Worker during the pandemic, Healthcare Workers working in AHS funded programs are eligible for a $2 per hour pay premium for the period of September 1, 2021 to October 31, 2022. 

COVID-19 Notice: This position is located in a program that is funded by Alberta Health Services (AHS).  The suitable candidate for this position must be fully vaccinated, as per AHS requirements, and provide proof of vaccination upon hire.

Job Summary:

Motivated, compassionate and organized, you will be enthusiastically providing person centered home care to our clients in their private residence and the community, ensuring that their needs are met while promoting independence. The Health Care Worker will also provide emotional support to the client and their family members by interacting with other staff and designated professional support services to provide high-quality care. This position will require that you maintain client respect and dignity at all times while adhering to the mission and core values of Catholic Social Services. You will also be required to adhere to professional boundaries and maintain client confidentiality and privacy at all times.

Please note, as our programs operate 24 hours per day, shift work is required and will include weekends. This position is primarily evening shifts. 

Education and Qualifications:

  •  Enrollment on the HCA Directory is required 
  •  The following education will be considered:
    • Health Care Aides (HCA) or equivalent
    • Practical Nurses (PN) or PN students currently enrolled in an Alberta program who have completed one full year of the program
    • Baccalaureate Nurses (BN or BScN) or Psychiatric Nurses or BN/BScN/Psychiatric Nursing students currently enrolled in an Alberta program who have  completed two full years of the program
    • (Please note, students must also have completed a continuing care or medical unit clinical placement and have some knowledge / experience with medication assistance)
  •  Minimum one year providing personal care to individuals
  •  Valid First Aid and CPR is considered an asset  
  •  Vulnerable Sector Check from local RCMP or city police detachment
  •  Child Intervention Record Check
  •  Clear and Current Drivers Abstract
  •  A vehicle and valid class 5 driver's license – requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
  •  Proof of Vehicle Insurance showing $2 million liability coverage

What We Offer:

  • The compensation for this position is $19.61 to $20.80 per hour and is based on qualifications and experience.
  • Flexible benefit options when eligible.
  • Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily.
  • Growth Opportunities: apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry.

About Catholic Social Services:

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta. 

“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.” 

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • Humility: We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
  • Compassion: We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
  • Respect: We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom.

How to Apply:

Please apply online, quoting competition number 2940 at www.cssalberta.ca/careers

We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith. 

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