Homemaker – Full Time

Full time
Posted 4 months ago

Homemaker – Full Time
Date Classified: June 15, 2023 Business Unit: Health Centre
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC Reporting to: Health Director

The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immediate opening for a Fulltime Homemaker. The successful candidate will be responsible for improving the health and quality of life of the clients we serve while addressing their needs with dignity, respect, responsiveness and compassion. Our promise is to bring superior health outcomes to our clients in a personalized manner.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Deliver services in an appropriate, caring and respectful manner
▪ Takes direction from Home Care Nurse
▪ Cleaning bathrooms, tubs, toilet, sinks, floors, and Laundry if required
▪ Vacuum, sweep and mop floors
▪ Wipe and clean windows and mirrors
▪ Clean kitchen and do dishes each visit
▪ Clean oven, stove and fridge cleaning once a month
▪ Provide care and companionship for individuals and families
▪ Escort clients to medical appointments as needed
▪ Assist in making meals for clients in their homes if client unable or has difficulty
▪ Follow Health and Safety principles in delivering care to clients in the community, working effectively
and cooperatively with others; attend and participate in team meetings
▪ Must be responsible and ethical, shows compassion and maintains confidentiality
▪ Must be willing to assist in community engagement workshops for Men/Women/Children and Families
▪ Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position and as assigned

▪ The position involves performing many tasks that require physical effort, good physical condition
required, moderately heavy activity may include lifting and walking and constant bending is to be
▪ Experience in a First Nations community
▪ First Aid and CPR preferred
▪ A valid driver’s license – Required
▪ Food Safe certification preferred

▪ Good organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution, time
management, interpersonal skills; confidentiality, professional conduct, sound judgement, respectful,
diplomacy, empathy, sympathy and integrity
▪ Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle
▪ Ability to remain calm and focused in physically and emotionally demanding situations
▪ The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check Vulnerable Sector
Screening as a condition of employment.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $ 24.26 hourly wage
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline:
▪ June 30, 2023
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of
Aboriginal Ancestry
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager
Email: [email protected]

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