Are you ready to begin your career as a Health Care Assistant? There are many opportunities for you and your family in beautiful British Columbia. Learn more about BC’s communities, both urban and rural, here.
Please note: Choose2Care.ca and Health Match BC are not direct employers of Health Care Assistants. Accordingly, we do not issue offers of employment to HCAs (or those considering the HCA profession) directly or on behalf of our provincial employer partners. Please refer to the information below that includes a list of HCA employers in BC. If you have any questions regarding an offer of employment, please contact the employer directly or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BC Health Authorities
Below you will find links to each health authority’s job boards, including those for Health Care Assistants. For those health authorities you are interested in, create a profile on their website and apply today!
Visit this BC health authority application guide for an overview of the process and tips on creating a resume and cover letter.
Publicly Funded Employers
Publicly Funded Employers
First Nations Health
Interior Health is the publicly funded health care provider in the Southern Interior of British Columbia encompassing the Okanagan, Kootenay, and Thompson Cariboo Shuswap regions. Come live, work, and play where others only vacation! Learn more.
Island Health strives to create work environments that support and attract workers with passion, professionalism, and dedication that will help them provide the highest quality of patient care. Learn more.
Providence Health Care
Provincial Health Services Authority
Vancouver Coastal Health
In addition to opportunities with health authorities, jobs are available with private employers. Check out these organizations’ job boards for postings.
BC Care Providers Association
BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is the leading voice representing non-government operators providing seniors’ living and wellness service in British Columbia in long-term care, assisted living, independent living, and home health services. BCCPA’s membership includes over 350 organizations delivering these services, as well as commercial and associate members. Learn more.
BC Senior Living Association
If you are looking to gain experience working on a health care team while you are completing your education or recredentialling, contact your local health authority or private employers to find out if they offer volunteer opportunities or job shadow placements.
Benefits of volunteering:
- Learn and practise working as part of a health care team
- Enhance your health care experience for your resume
- Network with other health care professionals, which may benefit your job search
Some employers that you can apply to online for volunteer opportunities include:
Job Shadow Placements
Benefits of job shadowing:
- Experience a career of interest before enrolling in an educational program
- Understand the important and rewarding work of an HCA
- Observe and appreciate how roles in health care support each other
- Enjoy the opportunity to ask questions of an expert
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