Licensed Practical Nurse

City: Penticton
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Burdock
Reports To: Coordinator of Supportive Housing, Burdock
Term:
Temporary Part-Time (15 hours per week) April 1, 2022 up to and including April 1, 2023
Hours:
Sunday and Monday 8:00am to 4:00pm with ½ hour paid break *Flexible*
Wage Range: $22.00 to $28.00 commensurate with experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt, and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

What is Casual/On-Call? Casual/On-Call means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5hours per week. Casual/On-Call is a great way for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you. It is also a gateway for future permanent positions within the Society. There are no rules with respect to declining shifts that do not work with your schedule that may result in removal from the casual/on-call list. 


Position Summary:
As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work in collaboration with the Burdock Team, performing assessment/planning, implementing, and providing medical care to clients. The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and practice within the Standards of Practice as outlines by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Service delivery is based on a client centered, trauma informed and non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

Licensed Practical Nurse Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “Burdock LPN”  to  careers@askwellness.ca. Please note this position will remain open until the successful candidate is found. You may also apply directly apply online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor.

If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.