Home support worker

The Government of Yukon’s Department of Health & Social Services based in Whitehorse, YT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Home support worker. The Government of Yukon’s Department of Health & Social Services is a vital entity focused on the well-being of Yukon’s residents. Responsible for healthcare services and social programs, it ensures the delivery of quality health services and support. Through a commitment to accessible and comprehensive healthcare, it plays a crucial role in promoting the overall health and welfare of Yukon’s residents. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of Yukon
Department: Health & Social Services
Organization: Home Support/Home Care
Position: Home support worker
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $32.76 to $37.89 hourly
Employment Type: Auxiliary/On Call
Classification: IS08
Union: YEU
Location: Whitehorse, YT, Canada
Shifts: 75 Standard Hours Bi-weekly and weekends
Job ID: 47634


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have Home Support Worker and/or Nursing Home Attendant Certificate
Experience: Candidates should have experience working in Home Care or community based setting

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to respect confidentiality in their work
  • The candidates should possess the ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • The candidates should be comfortable with exposure to pets, potential exposure to second-hand smoke, handle heavy lifting and bending

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have experience providing personal care, home management, and respite care in a community setting
  • The candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The candidates should have a passion for providing care for chronically ill or elderly clients
  • The candidates should have TB Screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP Security clearance, CPR level C, Food Safe, WHMIS 2015, a valid Yukon class 5 driver’s license, HCA,PSW, CCA, and PCA certificate
  • The candidates should have experience working with various cultural backgrounds


  • The candidates should be able to provide home support services to individual clients of the Yukon Home Care Program
  • The candidates should be able to promote the optimum level of functioning in the skills/activities of daily living and quality of life for clients


  • The candidates will get additional financial and non-financial benefits

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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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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