Competition #:420-31 10-21 -2021               TEMP FT      Continuing Care Assistants

Oct 21, 2021

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

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Competition #:420-31 10-21 -2021                  Job Title:         Continuing Care Assistant

           Dept.:  Nursing                                              Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: October 21, 2021                     Close Date:   Open until filled

Reg/Temp: 4 Temporary  Positions                           Full/Part                Full-time

Union:       CAW/UNIFOR
Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Qualifications required – Provincial certification in Continuing Care Assistant (CCA). Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Skills & Abilities required refer to CCA (Job) Description on R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home website

Hours of Work (subject to change)Depends on Rotation 7 am- 7 pm, 7 pm-7 am and

8am-8 pm 

Pos.1. 12 hr. SW/LW

Pos 2. 12 hr. DDNN

Pos 3. 12 hr. LW/SW

Pos 4. 12 hr. SW/LW (tentative end date Dec 17, 2021 subject to change)      


$17.5621-18.9633 per hour

(According to experience as per Unifor contract pay scale) (Pay for Breaks and Dinner) 80 biweekly

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)

Vacation, holiday

Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)

Health Benefits – NA (no end date and end date less than 1 yr.)

Good Life – Corp Rate

Closing Statement

Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  These are UNIFOR bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation.  Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. 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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