Careers

We believe in a new model of care, one in which caregivers work in partnership with residents, listening to their preferences and needs, to both learn from their life’s example and help them live life to its fullest.

Scroll down to learn more about full and part-time jobs available in a community, a specialized career area, or a leadership position!

Current Openings

Casual RN - All Victoria & Shawnigan Lake locations

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of Care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current practicing membership in the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia.
  2. Experience in the field of geriatrics, experience in a Residential Care setting preferred.
  3. A good working knowledge of computers with knowledge of completing electronic MDS assessments and familiar with common office programs.
  4. Experience in a team leader role preferred.
  5. Knowledge of Whimis, Foodsafe and Worksafe practices.
  6. Basic knowledge of governing legislation and regulations.
  7. Fluency in written and oral English.

DUTIES:

Primary duties of Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurses relate for the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual care needs of the residents.  They also encompass leadership of the health care team, liaison with other health care professionals, communication with resident’s families, and representation of the facility within the larger community.

Resident Care:

  1. Using the nursing process, carries out all aspects of nursing to the residents including monitoring and administration of medications and treatments, and referrals to other health care professionals.
  2. Takes primary responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of resident care plans.
  3. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation as required by CRNBC Standards of Practice and Trillium Care Communities’ Policy and Procedures.
  4. Conducts MDS assessments on admission and quarterly on all residents cooperatively with other nursing staff.
  5. Participates in risk management activities including incident reports and Worksafe reporting.
  6. Organizes daily work routines for staff, based on established staff schedules, balancing workloads. Identifies and arranges for relief (casual) staff when the admin assistant is not present.
  7. Responsible for a safe, hygienic, home-like environment for residents.
  8. Ensures resident safety checks and fire safety checks are done throughout the shift.
  9. In the event of a fire or disaster affecting the facility, assumes responsibility for the direction and deployment of all on-duty staff to ensure the safety of all residents while considering staff safety. Coordinates with outside agencies as needed (e.g. Fire Dept., PEP, etc.)
  10. Responds to emergency calls from Assisted Living in the absence of the Director of Resident Care.

Interdisciplinary:

  1. Consults with members of the interdisciplinary team and accesses available external resources as needed.
  2. Participates in Medication Review Meetings with the Pharmacist and Medical Coordinator.
  3. Participates in other external/internal working groups as needed.
  4. Works cooperatively with other members of the nursing team, liaises with family and physicians.

Leadership:

  1. Functions as nursing team leader: provides clinical direction to staff to meet care requirements of residents and coordinates implementation of the care plan, Ensures completion of resident care tasks and maintains appropriate documentation.
  2. Provides instruction to ancillary staff in patient care tasks and procedures.
  3. Arranges and oversees orientation of new ancillary staff. Participates in the orientation of professional staff.
  4. Communicates any clinical or administrative issues with the Director of Resident Care. Provides verbal or written information on staff performance.  Provides supporting information for Performance Appraisals.
  5. Ensures Trillium Care Communities’ standards, policies and procedures are adhered to and that all equipment and related resources (i.e. lifts, linens and incontinence products) are available, used appropriately and in good working order.
  6. In the absence of the management staff, assumes responsibility for the safety and security of the building and residents of Assisted Living and Complex Care. The Nurse is in charge of all staff as well as the physical plant.  In the event of a critical incident, the Manager on call will be kept informed.
  7. Provides input on training needs, policies and procedures to the Director of Resident Care.

Personal:

  1. Maintains currency in practice knowledge by performing annual self-assessment and development of a learning plan as required by CRNBC.
  2. Performs other related duties.


ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:

Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centred care, respect, collaboration and choice.

Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.

To apply, email your resume: [email protected]

Casual RN's Needed ASAP - Abbotsford, BC

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of Care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current practicing membership in the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia.
  2. Experience in the field of geriatrics, experience in a Residential Care setting preferred.
  3. A good working knowledge of computers with knowledge of completing electronic MDS assessments and familiar with common office programs.
  4. Experience in a team leader role preferred.
  5. Knowledge of Whimis, Foodsafe and Worksafe practices.
  6. Basic knowledge of governing legislation and regulations.
  7. Fluency in written and oral English.

DUTIES:

Primary duties of Registered Nurses/Registered Psychiatric Nurses relate for the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual care needs of the residents.  They also encompass leadership of the health care team, liaison with other health care professionals, communication with resident’s families, and representation of the facility within the larger community.

Resident Care:

  1. Using the nursing process, carries out all aspects of nursing to the residents including monitoring and administration of medications and treatments, and referrals to other health care professionals.
  2. Takes primary responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of resident care plans.
  3. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation as required by CRNBC Standards of Practice and Trillium Care Communities’ Policy and Procedures.
  4. Conducts MDS assessments on admission and quarterly on all residents cooperatively with other nursing staff.
  5. Participates in risk management activities including incident reports and Worksafe reporting.
  6. Organizes daily work routines for staff, based on established staff schedules, balancing workloads. Identifies and arranges for relief (casual) staff when the admin assistant is not present.
  7. Responsible for a safe, hygienic, home-like environment for residents.
  8. Ensures resident safety checks and fire safety checks are done throughout the shift.
  9. In the event of a fire or disaster affecting the facility, assumes responsibility for the direction and deployment of all on-duty staff to ensure the safety of all residents while considering staff safety. Coordinates with outside agencies as needed (e.g. Fire Dept., PEP, etc.)
  10. Responds to emergency calls from Assisted Living in the absence of the Director of Resident Care.

Interdisciplinary:

  1. Consults with members of the interdisciplinary team and accesses available external resources as needed.
  2. Participates in Medication Review Meetings with the Pharmacist and Medical Coordinator.
  3. Participates in other external/internal working groups as needed.
  4. Works cooperatively with other members of the nursing team, liaises with family and physicians.

Leadership:

  1. Functions as nursing team leader: provides clinical direction to staff to meet care requirements of residents and coordinates implementation of the care plan, Ensures completion of resident care tasks and maintains appropriate documentation.
  2. Provides instruction to ancillary staff in patient care tasks and procedures.
  3. Arranges and oversees orientation of new ancillary staff. Participates in the orientation of professional staff.
  4. Communicates any clinical or administrative issues with the Director of Resident Care. Provides verbal or written information on staff performance.  Provides supporting information for Performance Appraisals.
  5. Ensures Trillium Care Communities’ standards, policies and procedures are adhered to and that all equipment and related resources (i.e. lifts, linens and incontinence products) are available, used appropriately and in good working order.
  6. In the absence of the management staff, assumes responsibility for the safety and security of the building and residents of Assisted Living and Complex Care. The Nurse is in charge of all staff as well as the physical plant.  In the event of a critical incident, the Manager on call will be kept informed.
  7. Provides input on training needs, policies and procedures to the Director of Resident Care.

Personal:

  1. Maintains currency in practice knowledge by performing annual self-assessment and development of a learning plan as required by CRNBC.
  2. Performs other related duties.


ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:

Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centred care, respect, collaboration and choice.

Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.

To apply, email your resume: [email protected]

Part Time Care Aide - Victoria, BC

Trillium Douglas Care is in need of a part time care aide to work 2 on, 4 off and times: 16:30-20:30

RESPONSIBLE TO:     Director of Resident Care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Health care aide training including registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
  2. Previous experience in a residential care setting preferred.
  3. Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Fluency in oral and written English.
  5. Neat appearance and able to physically manage the requirements of the position.
  6. Certification in WHIMS and Foodsafe; first aide certification preferred.

DUTIES:

  1. Under the direction of the team leader, carry out the day to day care of residents including hygiene, bathing, dressing, and feeding. Manage resident incontinence.
  2. Participate in assigned treatments.
  3. Report any unusual occurrences to the team leader including changes in resident condition or behaviour.
  4. To be aware of all resident activities and enable residents to attend the programs.
  5. To report to the team leader any malfunction or emergencies regarding any equipment.
  6. To complete laundry and meal service duties.
  7. To participate in any education programs offered and to attend any meetings or daily team conferences.
  8. To assist in the admission of new residents ensuring clothing and personal possessions are marked with the resident’s name.
  9. To assist in the orientation of new staff and the mentorship of students.
  10. To read and follow the Trillium Care Communities policies and procedures.
  11. To maintain resident confidentiality.
  12. To represent the facility in a positive manner both within the facility and in the community.
  13. To be a positive team member and work cooperatively with other team members in seeking to provide excellence in care.
  14. To perform other related duties as assigned.

ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:

Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centred care, respect, collaboration and choice.

Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.

To apply, email your resume: [email protected]

Registered Care Aides - Victoria & Shawnigan Lake locations

RESPONSIBLE TO:     Director of Resident Care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Health care aide training including registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
  2. Previous experience in a residential care setting preferred.
  3. Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Fluency in oral and written English.
  5. Neat appearance and able to physically manage the requirements of the position.
  6. Certification in WHIMS and Foodsafe; first aide certification preferred.

DUTIES:

  1. Under the direction of the team leader, carry out the day to day care of residents including hygiene, bathing, dressing, and feeding. Manage resident incontinence.
  2. Participate in assigned treatments.
  3. Report any unusual occurrences to the team leader including changes in resident condition or behaviour.
  4. To be aware of all resident activities and enable residents to attend the programs.
  5. To report to the team leader any malfunction or emergencies regarding any equipment.
  6. To complete laundry and meal service duties.
  7. To participate in any education programs offered and to attend any meetings or daily team conferences.
  8. To assist in the admission of new residents ensuring clothing and personal possessions are marked with the resident’s name.
  9. To assist in the orientation of new staff and the mentorship of students.
  10. To read and follow the Trillium Care Communities policies and procedures.
  11. To maintain resident confidentiality.
  12. To represent the facility in a positive manner both within the facility and in the community.
  13. To be a positive team member and work cooperatively with other team members in seeking to provide excellence in care.
  14. To perform other related duties as assigned.

ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:

Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centred care, respect, collaboration and choice.

Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.

To apply, email your resume: [email protected]

LPN's - Trillium Acacia Ty Mawr, Shawnigan Lake

RESPONSIBLE TO:   Director of Resident Care, Clinical Care Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses
  2. Current practice registration with CLPNBC without restrictions.
  3. Previous experience in a residential care setting preferred.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Director of Care and the Clinical Care Coordinator the LPN coordinates the delivery of care to the Residents in accordance with the established standards, policies and procedures as set by Trillium Care Communities, the scope of practice of CLPNBC and other legislated scopes of practice.

JOB DUTIES:

LPN’s work to their full scope of practice and this includes but may not be limited to:

  1. The receiving and transcription of physician’s orders using a prescribed tool such as SBAR.
  2. Ensures that orders are correctly processed, recorded and acted on.
  3. Medication Administration to the full scope of practice as stated by the CLPNBC.
  4. Provides emotional support and comfort to clients and their family. The pronouncement of expected death as per the LPN scope of practice as set forth by CLPNBC.
  5. LPN’s will be responsible for coordinating and supervising others who will deliver direct care, such as the Care Aides.
  6. Provides personal care such as assisting clients with bathing, dressing, care of skin and hair, assists with changing beds, toileting and ensuring client exercise programs are carried out as directed.
  7. Documents client care and progress as per CLPNBC standards of documentation
  8. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team by assisting in the development, implementation, assessment and evaluation of client care plans.
  9. Making or adjusting resident assignments as required.
  10. Assists in maintaining a physical and psychosocial environment which meets the evolving care of the Residents.
  11. Ensures the proper use and care of equipment used in providing care to the Residents and promptly reports any malfunctions to the DOC or designate.
  12. Assists in maintaining adequate quantities of nursing care supplies on the floor.
  13. Reports to the DOC or designate all Incidents as outlined in the Community Care Facilities Licensing directive and completes the appropriate paperwork.
  14. To assist in the orientation of new staff and the mentorship of students.
  15. To read and follow the Lodge’s policies and procedures.
  16. To perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Care or the Clinical Care Coordinator
  17. Assists with care of deceased. May pronounce expected death as per scope of practice per the CLPNBC.
  18. Reads and follows Acacia Ty Mawr’s policies and procedures.

SKILLS:

  1. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  2. Ability to deal with others effectively.
  3. Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  4. Ability to organize work.
  5. Ability to operate related equipment
  6. Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:

Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centred care, respect, collaboration and choice.

Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.

To apply, email your resume: [email protected]

PT Registered Nurse - Trillium Hart House, Victoria BC

Permanent Part Time Position – Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 11:30am – 5:30pm

POSITION GUIDE: Registered Nurse

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Resident Care

SUPERVISES: Resident Care Workers, Housekeepers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current practicing membership in the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia.
  • Experience in the field of geriatrics, experience in a Residential Care setting preferred.
  • A good working knowledge of computers with knowledge of completing electronic MDS assessments and familiar with common office programs.
  • Experience in a team leader role preferred.
  • Knowledge of Whimis, Foodsafe and Worksafe practices.
  • Basic knowledge of governing legislation and regulations.
  • Fluency in written and oral English.

DUTIES:

Primary duties of Registered Nurses relate for the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual care needs of the residents. They also encompass leadership of the health care team, liaison with other health care professionals, communication with resident’s families, and representation of the facility within the larger community.

Resident Care:

  • Using the nursing process, carries out all aspects of nursing to the residents including monitoring and administration of medications and treatments, and referrals to other health care professionals.
  • Takes primary responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of resident care plans.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate documentation as required by CRNBC Standards of Practice and Trillium Care Communities’ Policy and Procedures.
  • Conducts MDS assessments on admission and quarterly on all residents cooperatively with other nursing staff.
  • Participates in risk management activities including incident reports and Worksafe reporting.
  • Organizes daily work routines for staff, based on established staff schedules, balancing workloads. Identifies and arranges for relief (casual) staff when the admin assistant is not present.
  • Responsible for a safe, hygienic, home-like environment for residents.
  • Ensures resident safety checks and fire safety checks are done throughout the shift.
  • In the event of a fire or disaster affecting the facility, assumes responsibility for the direction and deployment of all on-duty staff to ensure the safety of all residents while considering staff safety. Coordinates with outside agencies as needed (e.g. Fire Dept., PEP, etc.)
  • Responds to emergency calls from Assisted Living in the absence of the Director of Resident Care.

Interdisciplinary:

  • Consults with members of the interdisciplinary team and accesses available external resources as needed.
  • Participates in Medication Review Meetings with the Pharmacist and Medical Coordinator.
  • Participates in other external/internal working groups as needed.
  • Works cooperatively with other members of the nursing team, liaises with family and physicians.

Leadership:

  • Functions as nursing team leader: provides clinical direction to staff to meet care requirements of residents and coordinates implementation of the care plan, Ensures completion of resident care tasks and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Provides instruction to ancillary staff in patient care tasks and procedures.
  • Arranges and oversees orientation of new ancillary staff. Participates in the orientation of professional staff.
  • Communicates any clinical or administrative issues with the Director of Resident Care. Provides verbal or written information on staff performance. Provides supporting information for Performance Appraisals.
  • Ensures Trillium Care Communities’ standards, policies and procedures are adhered to and that all equipment and related resources (i.e. lifts, linens and incontinence products) are available, used appropriately and in good working order.
  • In the absence of the management staff, assumes responsibility for the safety and security of the building and residents of Assisted Living and Complex Care. The Nurse is in charge of all staff as well as the physical plant. In the event of a critical incident, the Manager on call will be kept informed.
  • Provides input on training needs, policies and procedures to the Director of Resident Care.

Personal:

  • Maintains currency in practice knowledge by performing annual self-assessment and development of a learning plan as required by CRNBC.
  • Performs other related duties.