Competition # 420-08-03-10-2022 Custodial Attendant Care Casual

Mar 10, 2022

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

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 Competition #:420-08-03-10-2022    Job Title:         Custodial Attendan Care

Dept.:        Nursing                             Start Date:      Immediately

Posted Date: March 10, 2022            Close Date:     Open until filled

Reg/Temporary                                Full/Part:      Casual (Day/Evenings, Nights /weekend shifts)

Union:       N/A

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

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 136 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.

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

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.

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

 Hours of Work

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


$15.92/ 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 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.  The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021.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 residents 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:    Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting