Shannex Daily Living Assistant Part Time in Halifax, NS


Branch Halifax NS CA

Daily Living Assistant
Halifax, NS

Completing domestic functions for clients according to the service plan. Meeting client personal needs according to an individualized plan of service….

Shannex is a leader in seniors’ accommodation, service and care, providing Care at Home, Parkland Retirement Living and Nursing Home options across the Maritime region for 28 years with plans for expansion into other areas of Canada. The future is bright at Shannex and we are growing steadily.

We are pleased to offer the following exciting new opportunity:

Daily Living Assistant – Part-Time (0.6 FTE)

Located in Downtown Halifax ( Parkland at the Gardens ), and reporting to the Manager of Harmony and Wellness as a part of a professional interdisciplinary team within the Shannex Retirement Living Division. The DLA is key to supporting our clients in our sites and upholding “Shannex Philosophy of Service”. The DLA works to full Scope of Practice and provides direct personal services to clients.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:
Meeting client personal needs according to an individualized plan of service

Documenting according to facility policy and communicating pertinent and relevant information

Assisting with planning and implementation of client recreation and leisure activities

Completing domestic functions for clients according to the service plan

Completing all duties in a way which is consistent with Shannex’s Philosophy of Service: Your life. Your choice. Your home.

Requirements Include:
High School/GED completion

Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) Course or Personal Support Worker

Current CPR & Emergency First Aid Certification

U-First training

Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends and holidays

Ability to communicate effectively and read & write the English language

Ability to assess and appropriately prioritize multiple work assignments while displaying a high level of professionalism and commitment to quality service.

The following would be considered assets:
Previous experience working with seniors in a Retirement Living or Long Term Care environment;

fst/Food Handlers Course

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Care Course

Palliative Care Course

“Great People Striving for Great Things” is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. 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. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, on-site parking, and flexible scheduling.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by April 30th, 2017

All applicants will be kept in strict confidence.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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