Friday, June 14, 2024

Island Health is looking for Community Health Workers to join their team


Have you dreamed of working in a field that helps make a difference in the world?

Now could be the time to make that a reality!

Island Health is currently hiring Community Health Workers, and not only do they offer competitive wages and an extensive benefit packages (3 weeks vacation, anyone?) you’ll have the chance to join the ranks of many others who work for the largest employer on Vancouver Island!

As a Community Health Worker, your job is to promote and maximize their clients’ independence and self-sufficiency in a home setting, and help improve their quality of life.

In joining Island Health’s team, you’ll be privy to perks such as flexible schedules, with the opportunity to pick up extra shifts when available, and ongoing training and educational opportunities to help grow your skills.

They also offer a salary range between $22.38 and $24.47 per hour, a benefits package that may include (depending on position) dental and prescription coverage, government backed pension plan, long term disability and extended health plan and three weeks’ vacation after the first year.

Community Health Worker opportunities are currently available across Southern Vancouver Island, as well as the Southern Gulf Islands, and you can apply online today!

(Island Health)

This job’s for you if you have:

  • Health Care Aide Certificate (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 
  • Registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry (in good standing) 
  • Food Safe certificate 
  • Current level “C” Basic Life Saving Certificate
  • Valid BC driver’s licence 

Island Health provides public health care services to over 794,000 people on Vancouver Island, the islands in the Salish Sea and the Johnstone Strait, and the mainland communities north of Powell River and south of Rivers Inlet. 

They’re also the largest employer on Vancouver Island with more than 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 3,000 volunteers.

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