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Community Care Worker II

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Community Affairs
  • Reference: DCFSV003/19
  • Posted: 08-May-2019
  • Closing Date: 27-May-2019
  • Salary: CI$11.67 - CI$12.89
  • Job Description

Ministry of Community Affairs

The Ministry is seeking to fill the following vacancy:

Community Care Worker II

The primary responsibility of the post holder will be to provide direct personal care and support services to the elderly, chronically ill or disabled clients on an individual or group basis. The post holder must be able to understand and meet the physical, social and emotional needs of the clients.

Principal Accountabilities

Principal accountabilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Ensure and provide quality personal and nursing care for the client to meet their assessed needs
  • Promote personal, social and physical development of the client to improve the quality of life
  • Provide practical nursing care and administer medications to prevent, restore and maintain the health of the client
  • Maintain accurate financial records, manage finances and expenses, to maximise the use of funds, voucher or petty cash provided, on behalf of the client
  • Encourage, organise and participate in therapeutic, rehabilitation and recreational activities with the client, to develop and enhance interpersonal social and communication skills and provide companionship

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

The successful applicant should possess a minimum of the following:

  • Practical Nursing Certificate or Nursing Assistant Training Certificate
  • Supervisory experience and training
  • Two (2) years Practical Nursing or Nursing Assistant experience in caring for elderly or disabled persons

PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER, APPLICATION FORM & RESUME TO:

Chief Human Resources Officer, Ministry of Community Affairs

Email: resourcing.mincays@gov.ky

Application Deadline: 27th May, 2019

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.