Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)

Facility:           The Birches Nursing Home

Location:        Musquodoboit Harbour



0.45 Permanent PT x 1

0.6 Temporary PT x 1

0.9 Temporary PT x 2

1.0 Temporary FT x 1

1.0 Permanent FT x 3

0.6 Permanent PT x 1

CCA Casual


Facility Description:

The Birches Nursing Home is a Community Governed organization that operates a 42 bed Continuing Care Centre.  The Birches is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a health workplace for its 100 staff.  The organization fosters a healthy work life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.



To perform and assist in all aspects of the personal care of the residents.





  • Certification as a Personal Care Worker, Continuing Care Assistant or Home Health Provider is required

  • Nursing experience in a long-term care facility

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work shift work

  • Alzheimer and Other Related Dementia Provincial Certificate required

  • Demonstrated ability to work with residents with Alzheimer Disease and other related Dementia

  • Must provide valid criminal record check and vulnerable record check.



  • Experience in long term care

  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control

  • Experience working with Alzheimer’s and related dementias


BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive benefits plan, and a competitive salary.

HOURS OF WORK: Days/Evenings/Nights: All Shift Hours

Please email resume to:

Human Resources

Or Fax to: 902-889-2271