Casual Custodial Attendant Care

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

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Competition #:420-11-06-17-2020                             Job Title:         Custodial Attendant Care

(3-4 positions)

Dept.:  Nursing                                                          Start Date:     Immediately

Posted Date: June 17, 2020                                      Close Date:     Open until filled

Reg/Temporary                                                           Full/Part:       Casual (Day/Evenings,

Nights /weekend shifts)

Shifts currently available to provide extra coverage for the Summer June – Aug (12 hr. Days and Night

Union: N/A

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Our Core Values: CARES: Compassion/Accountability/Respect/Excellence/ & Safety

Position Scope: As a Custodial, you are a contributing member of the Care team working with CCA’s under the direction of the RN/LPN.  Providing compassionate care is physically and emotionally demanding.  Respect for each client’s (residents) privacy and dignity is critical, as are active listening, patience and a positive attitude.  .

Skills & Abilities Required          Minimum Grade 12.   This would be an excellent opportunity for nursing students to gain experience in Long Term Care prior to clinical placements

Qualifications required   Experience in Health Care with persons with Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Mental illness & or Challenging Behaviors.  Experience in Conflict Management NCPI (nonviolent crisis intervention training and or GPA Gentle Persuasion) an asset. Experience in Long Term Care an asset. Regular and consistent attendance is essential.

Refer to Custodial Attendant Care job description for further details via website at .

Casual (Must be capable to do Days and Night Shifts weekdays or weekends)

Position is casual status. However, in lieu of current replacement needs as well as extra duties incurred due to Covid-19 in care areas, we feel we are able to create a template of shift for summer hires for continuity of hrs.

Hours of Work

(12hrs. & 8 hrs. shifts covering 24 hrs.) As required starting at 7 am/3 pm or 7 pm or 11 pm


$15.84/ hr.

Benefits/Pension Information

Vac % paid per pay

Holiday Pay (following Dept. of Labor Standards for casuals)

Health Benefits or Pension – N/A for casuals

Union – Non union

Closing Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home provides patient centred care to 136 residents with approximately 270 care partners. The home is filled with people who care deeply about providing excellent resident care and who are committed to creating a safe work environment. If you are looking for an opportunity in a patient centred home, than we are the place for you.  Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically, interviews are held within two weeks of closing date.   The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.   The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative in all job positions of the resident we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email:

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