Daily Living Assistant

Shannex based in DARTMOUTH, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Daily Living Assistant. Shannex excels as a notable provider of elderly housing and care solutions. The firm provides a range of care facilities, incorporating retirement living, assisted living, and extended care. Shannex nurtures a supportive setting, promoting independence and overall well-being. The organization epitomizes excellence, guaranteeing that residents receive compassionate aid and a satisfying lifestyle in their later years. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Shannex 
Position: Daily Living Assistant 1
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $19.10 – $25.23 Hourly
Employment Type: Casual
Job Category: Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)/ Personal Support Worker (PSW)
Work Location: Parkland at the Lakes 2 EXT
Schedule: Rotational
Shift: Days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Requisition ID/Job ID: J0224-0054


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have a valid Personal Support Worker Diploma or Certificate
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience in the relevant field

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be registered in Nova Scotia’s CCA registry as per the Continuing Care Assistants Registry Act (NS only)
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to work a schedule of flexible hours
  • The candidates should have the ability to provide a clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector screening upon hire
  • The candidates should Possess a valid First Aid & CPR certificate as an asset


  • The candidates should be able to assist residents with hygiene and daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, oral care, skin care, meals, and mobilizing according to the work assignment
  • The candidates should be able to assist in the provision of social, spiritual, and intellectual activities for residents
  • The candidates should be able to clean resident rooms, server, and household common areas
  • The candidates should be able to administer resident medications as assigned under the direction of the Resident Services Coordinator/Manager and in accordance with Physician orders following all medication management policies and guidelines
  • The candidates should be able to complete all duties in a way which is consistent with Shannex’s Philosophy of Service: Your life. Your choice. Your Home
  • The candidates should be able to communicate and report relevant information regarding resident care or safety to the Supervisor


  • The candidates will receive a comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan
  • The candidates will have access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • The candidates will be provided with life, travel, and other insurances
  • The candidates will enjoy virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE
  • The candidates will be eligible for the RRSP program with 5% employer matching
  • The candidates will start accruing vacation time immediately
  • The candidates will benefit from free onsite parking
  • The candidates will have access to perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program
  • The candidates will have opportunities for continuing education and training
  • The candidates will receive Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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