Care Team Assistant

Req ID: 147247
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western
Zone, Fishermen's Memorial Hospital  
Department: OPWZ Centre for Restorative Care FMH

Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 10 position(s)

Status: CUPE Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 31-May-23

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 an 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 to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.



About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager and working under the supervision or direction of regulated health professionals, the Care Team Assistant (CTA) provides direct, hands-on care based on the needs of the patient and program/or unit. As a member of the collaborative care team, the CTA is responsible for supporting patients' activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. The CTA also reinforces patient and family teaching according to established guidelines and the plan of care.

About You

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


  • Continuing Care Assistant Program or equivalent
  • Provincial Certification with Department of Health and Wellness required
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification
  • Demonstrates effective listening skills.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Casual Relief
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and Holidays

Compensation and Incentives

$22.90 - $24.83 Hourly 



Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


​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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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