New Job Care Coordinator (Part-Time, 50%, Term) In Nova Scotia

Care Coordinator (Part-time, 50%, Term)
Care Coordinator (Part-time, 50%, Term)

Care Coordinator (Part-time, 50%, Term)

Company : Province of Nova Scotia
Salary : $2,641–$3,216 a month
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Department: Community Services

Location: DIGBY

Type of Employment: Term

Union Status: NSGEU - NSPG

Closing Date: 28-Sep-23 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

We are a large and diverse community services department (CSD), providing a broad portfolio of programs and services including supportive housing, job support services (ES) and disability support programs (DSP).

We advocate and help vulnerable Nova Scotians be independent, self-reliant and secure. We work collaboratively across the province with a strong network of support and volunteers to achieve respectful and shared outcomes for all.

About Our Opportunity

As a care coordinator, you are responsible for the assessment, assessment and determination of individuals with disabilities under financial eligibility and support need requirements, as well as monitoring and disciplinary planning of individual support plans. '

Primary Accountabilities

You will work with individuals with disabilities across their life span who require varying levels of support and supervision, including those with problematic support needs and challenging behaviour.

You will assess individuals with disabilities to determine their level of support and implement in-home support plans, as well as recommend and maintain effective vocational or day programs on behalf of eligible individuals.

As a care coordinator, you will work in partnership with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families as appropriate to meet unmet support needs within a continuum of available programs.

Qualifications and Experience

You are a licensed professional in nursing, social work, Occupational Therapy and physiotherapy plus five (5) years of related experience with your applicable professional association. You must be currently registered or eligible for registration.

A valid driver's license and the ability to travel through various work locations is required.

You must have excellent assessment, interviewing and negotiation skills which are essential in dealing with complex client situations. You will be a team-player who displays sound judgment and well developed skills in critical thinking, problem solving and time management.

You have a good understanding of the community supports available and the dynamics of facilitating the development of individual support networks and supportive service delivery. Knowledge of health and social services tenets, long term care and case management principles, risk management, respectful community development approaches, coordination of appropriate services, and special care laws is required.

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests; oral presentation; interview(s), interviews and reference checks.


An equivalent combination of training, education and experience will be considered:

  • A master's degree in nursing, social work, Occupational therapy, or physiotherapy plus three (3) years of related experience.

The applicants relying on education and experience must show such qualifications in their application.


Based on the employment status and the Union Agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as health insurance, pension, general illness (short & long term), vacation and employee benefit programs. Please see details here. Please send me your comments.

Working Conditions

You will work with individuals who require varying levels of support, care and supervision, including those with complex support needs and challenging behaviour.

You will be responsible for traveling and completing client assessments in multiple locations including family homes, group homes, or residential facilities, psychiatric hospitals, forensic hospitals, and correctional facilities. You will be responsible for traveling and performing client assessments in multi-locations including family houses, groups, and residential facilities, as well as in specialized hospitals and forensic clinics.

Additional Information

This is a Part-time, term opportunity with an anticipated end date of Jan 10, 2025. The appointment status (‘term’, ‘temporary’ or ‘casual’) is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate.

What We Offer

Career options, you will have access to multiple career paths, career guidance and training for every stage of your career.

Rewarding and versatile work, you will get to see the impact you have on your community and around it.

Engaging workplace, you are valued and have forward-thinking policy and strategy. We have your feedback to improve our service. "

Flexible working schedules; as you work with your client, we will support you to provide flexible working options. We ensure that the tools, resources, and time bring out the best in you."

Pay Grade: PR 14

Salary Range: $1,320.32 - $1,607.75 Bi-Weekly

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that represents, at all job levels, the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employee Empowerment Policy and we welcome applications from Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQI+ persons and other Racially and politically visible people, with disabilities or positions where they are under-represented.

This is a bargaining unit position originally restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU). If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply systematically and correctly via this link:

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be considered as a first-time application, and only if external applications are pursued. '

External applicants and current casual employees will be considered only if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates. Please note: Candidates won't get interviews if applications are incomplete or miss information.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to [email protected].