Unit Aide

Req ID: 141661
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Various Sites and Community-Based Locations Throughout Nova Scotia

Department: Various Services and Programs Throughout Nova Scotia Health
Type of Employment: Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours) and Assignments (Temporary)

Status: Based on Bargaining Unit and Constituent Union
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

About Nova Scotia Health

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada.  We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. 

Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province.  We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails.  The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle.  Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

Unit Aides have an important role within the health care team, they are responsible for basic fundamental care and tasks under the guidance and direction of licensed health care professionals, such as stocking supplies.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following: 

  • Completed Grade 12/GED

Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

Where we are unable to fill with the above qualifications, alternative qualifications may be considered.

Hours and Locations

Various casual relief (no guarantee of hours) and assignments (temporary) opportunities available in various locations throughout Nova Scotia.  Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

You will be asked to specify your location preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now >>'.

Salary and Incentives

$18.67 - $20.20 hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in NSH.  A Recruiter will reach out to you to explore whether your qualifications and skills match an opportunity. 

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. 
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative at all job levels of the people we serve.  Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+.  Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.



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