Tell us about your organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?
Arrowsmith Health Care Society is a not-for-profit health care provider that offers long-term care services, assisted living, and day programming for adults in the community. We are a unionized employer that offers a comprehensive benefits package, paid sick leave, pension plan and matching wages to the Health Authority pay rates.
All of our rooms at Arrowsmith Lodge are subsidized by Island Health and our suites at Cokely Manor are subsidized by both Island Health and BC Housing.
Health Care is a growth industry, adding more and more positions, job security and rewarding work conditions in order to help others.
How many employees do you have?
We employ approximately 180 people. That includes full-time, part-time and casual.
What do you look for in a new employee?
We look for people who are good critical thinkers, able to adapt to an ever-changing environment, and have a passion for helping others. Every person is equally important here, every department has to work with each other as a team in order to make everything run smoothly. We are a 24 hour operator, so need workers around the clock, weekends, and we offer flexible shifts.
Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
Yes, we are hiring now!! There are numerous positions: housekeeping, laundry, dietary aide, cooks, care aides, registered nurses, licenced practical nurses, and activity aides.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
Drop off a resume and cover letter at 266B Moilliet Street. It is always best if you can deliver it to the Manager responsible in your area of interest, provided they are available.
- Care: Karen Fredlund
- Housekeeping and Dietary: Sheila Monaghan
- Activities: Heidi Barker
Resumes will also be accepted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org