Careers


If you have a genuine interest in working with seniors, enjoy a challenging and rewarding career and thrive in a multi-disciplinary team environment, the following positions are available to qualified candidates:

All successful candidates are required to have a police criminal records check and medical TB test prior to beginning employment at Yaletown House. We strongly recommend that interested candidates complete these two process prior to applying for any position.

If you are applying for a position via email, please include your resume details in the body of the message (do not send attachements).

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for interviewing will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Current Openings - Cooks, Dietary Aides, RNs and LPNs

Cooks
Position: Cooks
Yaletown House Contact:  Cathy Hefferman, Manager, Support Services chefferman@yaletown.org
Description: Under the direction of the Manager, Food Services preparing, storing and serving menu items, and cooks foods in accordance with established nutritional standards and practice to ensure optimum nutritional content and suitability to residents' needs. Perform related cooking duties as required in accordance with established procedures.
Qualifications: • Red Seal Certification
• Graduation from recognized 12 month in cooking
• Plus one year recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Food Safe Certificate is an asset
Skills and Abilities: • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to deal with others effectively
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work
• Ability to operate related equipment
Start Date: Ongoing
Days/Hours of Work: Days and Afternoons 7.5 & 4 hours shifts
Salary (hourly): As per HEU Collective Agreement
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Dietary Aide
Position: Dietary Aide
Yaletown House Contact:  Cathy Hefferman, Manager, Support Services chefferman@yaletown.org
Description: Under the direction of the Manager, Food Services performs a variety of food service duties such as setting tables, portioning and serving meals, washing and peeling vegetables and fruit, preparing items such as tea, coffee, and toast, and washing dishes and utensils, clears and cleans dining tables, damp mopping floors, washing dishes, and cleaning surfaces in accordance with established procedures.
Qualifications: • Grade 10, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Food Safe Certificate is an asset
Skills and Abilities: • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to deal with others effectively
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
• Ability to organize work
• Ability to operate related equipment
Start Date: Ongoing
Days/Hours of Work: Days and Afternoons 7.5, 7, 5.5, 4 hour shifts
Salary (hourly): As per HEU Collective Agreement.
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Registered Nurses
Position: Registered Nurses (RN)
Yaletown House Contact:  Wanda Murphy wmurphy@yaletown.org
Description: Reporting to the Manager of Clinical Practice, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates resident care in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.  Provides guidance and work direction to Care Aides and LPNs.
Qualifications: • Graduate from an approved nursing program.  
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of BC
• Completion of a Basic Cardiac Life Support.   
• One year recent related experience in gerontological nursing
Skills and Abilities: • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to interact therapeutically with residents and their significant others
• Ability to apply decision making and analytical skills.
Start Date: Ongoing
Days/Hours of Work: • Days and Evenings Shifts 7.2 hours
• Night Shift 8 hours
Salary (hourly): As per BCNU Collective Agreement.
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Licensed Practical Nurses
Position: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
Yaletown House Contact:  Wanda Murphy wmurphy@yaletown.org
Description: Full scope of practice LPN including medication administration
Qualifications: • Current full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of B.C. (CLPNBC)
Skills and Abilities: • Interest in gerontology.
• Effective oral and written communication.
• Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.
Start Date: Ongoing
Days/Hours of Work: • 07:00 - 15:00
• 15:00 - 23:00
• 23:00 - 07:00
Salary (hourly): As per HEU Collective agreement.
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