Employment - Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) - Casual (full time hours) with Signing Bonus!!!

Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) - Casual (full time hours) with Signing Bonus!!!

Northside Community Guest Home

Casual Union

Weekdays Weekends Evenings Nights Shift On-Call Holidays


Looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others?

We are seeking a passionate and skilled Casual Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) to join our team in providing top-quality care to our residents in Northside Community Guest Home, a modern and progressive long-term care setting in North Sydney.

The CCA will work under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and will provide personalized care to residents with diverse needs.


  • Deliver exceptional care to residents by assisting with personal hygiene, mobility and transfers, serving meals, monitoring vital signs, and responding to residents' needs in a timely and compassionate manner.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members and communicate with RNs/LPNs regarding residents' care needs to ensure a cohesive and effective approach.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and welcoming environment that promotes residents' health and wellbeing.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure optimal care for our residents.
  • Valid Continuing Care Certification or Provincial Personal Care Worker course or equivalent
  • Registration in Nova Scotia's CCA registry as per the Continuing Care Assistants Registry Act (Nova Scotia only)
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or completion of skills development portion of LPN or CCA program in Nova Scotia
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide compassionate care to residents with varying degrees of physical and cognitive impairment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to work independently when needed.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position, including lifting and transferring residents.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening
  • Completion of Alzheimer's and Dementia Care course considered an asset.
  • Experience working in a long-term care setting is an asset.

Work With Us

If you are excited about the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents, we would love to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and cover letter highlighting your qualifications and experience to us.

We appreciate all applicants' interest, and we will contact only those selected for an interview.

Apply NOW!

How To Apply

Northside Community Guest Home will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
North Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Northside Community Guest Home
NOC Code
Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations (44101)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Posted on
September 5th 2023
October 1st 2023