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Health Care Aide Personal Care Home -COVID

Shared Health Manitoba / Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is hiring additional staff supporting our fight against COVID-19


Requisition ID: 131703 

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Work Location: Various opportunities within Manitoba

Department / Unit: Facility Support 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174



Join provincial efforts in the fight against COVID-19!!!


You can make a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable population and their families. Right now and over the coming months Personal Care Homes across our province require additional staffing to help ensure that our spouses, parents, grandparents, friends and neighbours continue to receive the best possible health care during these unprecedented times.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Team Coordinator or designate, the Aide acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with client personal care and providing basic supportive care as directed. The Health Care Aide demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/site/program.

  • Previous client care experience required.  Community or geriatric experience preferred.
  • Must be willing to work in a personal care home.
  • Must not currently be working in a personal care home.
  • Vehicle and license an asset, if willing to travel mileage and travel time may apply.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Minimum Grade 10 education, Manitoba standards, required.  Successful completion of a recognized Health Care Aide course required.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Knowledge:
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) required. Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
    • Regional, site and program policies and procedures.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills: MS Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with an electronic charting system preferred.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).  Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledge in Aboriginal customs, traditions and values.
Physical Requirements
  • Position involves extensive physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting clients and equipment.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


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.

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