Community Health Job in Canada

  • Full Time
  • Canada

Island Health

Community Health Worker 2

Job Details

Hiring Organization Island Health
Post Name Community Health Worker 2
Qualification Any Graduate
Industry  Government
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 23 To CAD 25 Per Hour
Location  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8P 1A1

Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

As a member of a multidisciplinary healthcare team, the Community Health Worker provides personal care assistance and support to clients and their caregivers/families to promote and maximize independence in the home setting, including assistance with activities of daily living and delegated tasks, as directed and in accordance with established plans of care.

Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle; and a Valid BC Driver’s License.


Education, Training, And Experience

  • Home Support/Resident Care Attendant/Health Care Assistant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary program; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Food Safe Certificate; Current Level C Basic Life Saving Certificate; and valid BC driver’s license.
  • Current registration and in good standing with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physically able to perform the duties of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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