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Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) - Homecare - Full and Part Time

Date Posted: April 4, 2019
Closing Date: September 4, 2019
Job Type: Full-time Employment (paid)
Job Category: Health & Wellness
Number of Positions: 25
Job Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Region: NS - HRM

About the Position

Northwood is Nova Scotia’s original senior citizen advocate, dating back to 1962. Since that time, we have led the way as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care organization committed to innovation and change. We are the largest not-for-profit continuing care organization in Atlantic Canada and have a staff of more than 1,700. We are continuously recognized as a great place to work, with the distinction of being one of Nova Scotia’s Top Employers as well as a Top Employer in Atlantic Canada.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to be part of our home care team in the following zones:

Halifax Mainland, Clayton Park, Spryfield and St. Margaret’s Bay

Bedford, Sackville, Mount Uniacke, Windsor to Walton

Cole Harbour, Porter’s Lake, Musqudoboit Harbour, Ship Harbour to Sheet Harbour and Ecum Secum


We are currently offering a $1,000 New Hire Incentive for CCAs in Home Support; Other incentives are also available. (Some conditions apply, please inquire for more details)

Reporting to the Home Support Supervisor, the CCA/ HSW is responsible for providing service to clients in accordance with the individual care plan.


  • International Students in Canada with a Nursing degree can apply
  • Nursing/LPN students currently enrolled in a program can apply.
  • Students of Continuing Care Assistant Program (CCA) who are about to complete the program can apply.
  • Interested applicants must have a Continuing Care Assistant Provincial Certificate/PSW, be a recent graduate of a CCA program, or be a current PLAR candidate
  • Valid Driver’s license and reliable vehicle required
  • Completion of Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • Alzheimer/ Dementia care course
  • Availability to work days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Previous related experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and clinical skills
  • Able to maintain regular and consistent attendance


Northwood is proud to be an inclusive employer who encourages diverse applicants. We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about Northwood please visit our website www.nwood.ns.ca.

About the Company

130 Eileen Stubbs Ave., Suite 1 Sou
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 2C4

Phone: 902-454-3369

Company Contact

Nanette Fisher
Preferred Contact: Email

Documents to be Forwarded

  • Resume
  • Cover letter