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Childcare Assistant

Requisition ID: 329578 

Position Number: 20036539

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Churchill

Site: Churchill Health Centre

Work Location: Churchill Health Centre

Department / Unit: Children's Centre 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MGEU-Church-134

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $18.328, $18.709, $19.087, $19.468


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Position Overview

Under the direction of the Children's Centre Coordinator, the Child Care assistant attends to the care and learning of the children at the Children's centre. The Child Care Assistant must continuously take initiative in keeping the children busy with the equipment/supplies provided.


  • Previous experience in a child care setting an asset and completed or willing to complete the 40 hour course requirements for working in a Children Centre.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • High school graduate or equivalent.


  • Must have CPR and First Aid certificates.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to children, parents and community.
  • Demonstrates a calm and confident manner during difficult situations.
  • Demonstrated ability in planning activities for children and/or shows initiative.
  • Maintains confidentiality with all information entrusted to the position.
  • Represents the CRHA in a professional and positive manner.

Physical Requirements

  • Possible lifting at times.
  • Possible eye strain.
  • Possible posture and muscle problems.
  • Other demands as it pertains to position.
  • Possible contact with children with aggressive behavior

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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