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Home Support Worker Position

• Possession of Home Support / Resident Care Certificate
• Possession of a Food Safe Level 1 Certificate
• Possession of a Basic First Aide Certificate or CPR Certificate
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of local First Nation language, culture and socio-economic conditions
• Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
• Knowledge of contemporary and traditional meal planning & preparation
• Must comply with the conditions of a criminal records search and oath of
confidentiality
• Possess a valid drivers license, a valid vehicle insurance, reliable transportation

Position is 32 hours per week
Salary is $17/hour with potential for increase

Applications can be forwarded to Health Director:
Jessica Doerner, Health Director Yunesit’in
Fax: 1-250-394-4051 email: healthdirector@yunesitin.ca
Application deadline: October 15th

HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM Home Care Nurse

Reporting to: The Home Care Nurse reports directly to the Tl’esqox Band Health Director and Yunesit’in Band Health Director
Position Summary: Working within the context of the culturally safe, client-centered, family focused vision and goals of the Tl’esqox and Yunesit’in Band Home and Community Care Program, and in accordance with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) Standards of Practice, the Home Care Nurse combines her/his health sciences knowledge with assessment, supervisory and clinical nursing skills to effectively assess and coordinate client care for the Tl’esqox and Yunesit’in Band Home and Community Care Program. The Home Care Nurse provides direction, guidance and supervision of the Home Support Workers.
Hours for this position are one day per week for Tl’esqox Indian Band, and two days per week for Yunesit’in, for a total of three days per week.
Why you want to work with us:
 Salary commensurate with BC Nurses Union wages and negotiable as per applicant’s experience
 First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) offers professional development opportunities, the attendance of
which is supported.
 Full access to FNHA Practice Support and Practice Consultation teams for Home and Community Care Qualifications:
 Member in good standing of the BCCNP
 Preferred qualifications Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a Canadian University or recognized
equivalent
 Experience in a community based setting preferred
 Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and own vehicle
 CPR-C certification (with infant resuscitation)
 Complete Criminal Record Check
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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 Knowledge and understanding of the population health approach and the social determinants of health
 Interest in critical self-reflection and continual cultural safety development and training
 Commitment to continuing professional development
 Alignment with the ethical obligation of nursing to recognize the primacy of First Nations sovereignty – which includes the recognition that First Nations people control land, water, health and wellness
 Respectful of individual, family, community and Nation, and the right to self-determined approaches to health and well-being
 Seeks guidance from First Nations leadership in order to validate and integrate First Nations knowledge into all aspects of health and well-being
 Works respectfully with clients and health department staff in a culturally safe, relational and inclusive manner
 Knowledge of local community resources and agencies
 Ability to work both within a team and independently
 Computer skills and willingness to learn new programming as appropriate
 Ability to guide and supervise Home Support Workers and the ability to establish realistic performance expectations
 Self-directed with demonstrated organizational skills Applications can be forwarded to Health Directors:

Teresa Johnny, Health Director Tl’esqox
Fax: 1-250-659-5624 email: treejohnni@yahoo.ca AND
Jessica Doerner, Health Director Yunesit’in
Fax: 1-250-394-4051 email: healthdirector@yunesitin.ca

Please ensure to include:
 Copies of education documentation
 References: three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors
We thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Home and Community Care Nurse Job Posting