RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Community Support Workers

  • Location: Across Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: July 17, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Community Support Workers


Health Association Nova Scotia

Are you a compassionate and energetic individual seeking a fulfilling career? Consider Nova Scotia’s
Disability Support Program Sector. Igility/Health Association Nova Scotia is partnering with the
Department of Community Services to recruit for Disability Support positions across Nova Scotia.
The Disability Support Program Sector fosters individual choice, social inclusion, enhances quality of life,
and offers the opportunity to provide skills needed to help individuals live in their communities. If you
want to be part of a vibrant community and you are interested in making a real difference – we want

As a Community Support Worker, you will enjoy a challenging career where your contributions are
valued, recognized and your professional growth is supported.

• Assisting clients with activities of daily living, including (but not limited to) administering
medications, bathing and personal care, meal preparation, cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping,
attending medical appoints, etc.
• Assisting clients’ transition to community living where appropriate
• Practices a person-directed approach to supporting clients
• Improving client’s quality of life by making a positive impact on everyday activities
• Developing a strong respectful relationship with the clients you are supporting
• Nurturing a strong rapport with family members, while also building and maintaining
relationships with other supports
• Planning and facilitating leisure, recreational and social activities
• Maintain detailed and accurate files on each client including daily and quarterly reports
• Responding appropriately in times of crisis/emergency

• High school graduate. Post-secondary education preferred
• The 7 Provincial Core Competencies outlined by Department of Community Services (can be
completed upon hire)
• Ability to provide a clear, current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and
Vulnerable Sector Check
• Provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
• Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills, both verbal and written
• Must be a team player and demonstrate a high degree of initiative, judgement, and a positive
can-do attitude

What we offer:
• Immediate openings
• Positions available across the province

Please submit your resume, cover letter and preferred region to: