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Personal Support Worker (KKECH – Elders Care)

May 11, 2023

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER KKECH ELDERS CARE POSITION

DEPARTMENT: KKECH Elders Care

REPORTING TO: Manager KKECH Elders Care

DURATION: Hiring Casual Employees

LOCATION: Fort Chipewyan, AB

The Mikisew Cree First Nation – KKECH- Elder Care is recruiting Support Staff to join our team on a casual basis.

Responsibilities:

  • To be on standby or on-call waiting list, to be called at any time, as needed for different shift workdays or nights, including weekends, 12 hr shifts
  • Accurate, concise, and timely documentation and case notes.
  • Provide Elder tours to new clients as required.
  • To work with clients, other staff and other resource people in the community.
  • To respond to telephone inquiries.
  • To document all required information relating to shift in the appropriate logbooks.
  • To ensure that safety and security measures for the shelter are adhered to, performing routine security checks as per policy.
  • To assist clients with meal preparation if needed.
  • To perform regular household chores, including laundry as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Provide information and referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensure and maintain resident confidentiality, communicating the limits of confidentiality during service provision.
  • Conducting an accurate and concise shift change report to oncoming shift.
  • Complying to all policies and procedures of KKECH to ensure the facility runs smoothly.
  • Participate with feedback in surveys and staff meetings to address what is working and what is needed, regularly.
  • Ability to face dual relationships with an open mind and appropriate personal boundaries with clients, and refrains from involvement with client personal affairs or other business that may constitute a conflict of interest.

Mikisew Cree First Nation | Allison Bay Indian Reserve #219, Box 90, Fort Chipewyan, AB, T0P 1B0 Website: www.mikisewcree.ca Phone: (780) 697-3740 Fax: (780) 697-3826

Competencies

Non-judgmental and empathetic.

Confidentiality an absolute requirement.

Must have the ability to work in a high stress and non-structured environment.

 Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a support capacity in an Elders Care facility.
  • Knowledge of the local Indigenous language and culture is desired.
  • Living a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
  • Ability to work well with other employees and the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Must always maintain “confidentiality” in all positions.
  • Must be bondable and provide RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Willingness to acquire knowledge of federal and provincial legislation regarding Family Violence.
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license is preferred.

Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit all resumes to coo@mikisewcree.ca

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.