The Opportunity

Dartmouth, NS

Become a member of the GEM family! We offer an inclusive and welcoming work environment with competitive benefits, a generous vacation plan and plenty of learning opportunities. At GEM we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment. From housekeeping to administering medication, our staff is both the foundation and the face of our business.

Location: The Admiral Long Term Care Centre - Dartmouth

Job Ttpe: Part Time and Casual Positions


  • 8 and 12 Hour Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays and Weekends
  • 12 Hour Night shift

Salary: Up to $24.83 per hour

What you'll do



  • Provide personal hygiene, oral care, skin care, toileting, bathing, feeding, dressing and grooming to residents
  • Encourage and assist in maintaining the autonomy of residents whenever possible
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning residents, staff and organizational information
  • Work within the NSAHO Scope of Practice
  • Provide companionship and emotional support to residents
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment, adhering to facility infection control policies
  • Record keeping, updating and maintaining resident charts and reporting any changes in a resident's condition

What you'll need



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Standard First-Aid and CPR certification
  • Successful completion or enrollment in a CCA/PSW program
  • Internationally Educated Nurses will be considered!
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal in English
  • Physically fit/able to perform physically demanding job duties
  • Reliable and punctual with a good attendance record
  • Registered with the CCA Registry
  • Previous experience working in geriatrics is an asset
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector Check (less than 6 months old) is required.
  • Experience with Electronic Documentation Software (ex.Point Click Care) is an asset.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Confidentiality Leasing Reliability Schedule Skin Support Team Player

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A little bit about us

GEM Health Care Group

GEM Health Care Group is a Nova Scotian, family run business which has been enhancing the lives of seniors in the communities where they operate since 1979.
We continue to remain a leader in transforming how health care is delivered to seniors in Nova Scotia and we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment.
GEM currently operates various levels of seniors' care facilities throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, and in Hollywood, Florida.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

  • On-Site Parking
  • Overtime pay
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits for employees who qualify.