Why work for SCV
South Country Village is a Christian based organization that accepts and welcomes residents from all walks of life and believes residents deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. We believe we must be doing something right because many of our staff have worked with us for many years. We feel that this speaks to their commitment to our mission, a passion for resident care and the development of a team that supports and encourages one another.
South Country Village is a non-profit organization built on faith, acceptance, respect, integrity, and passion. The Mission, Vision, and Values of South Country Village are at the core of what attracts people to our organization. We have a team atmosphere where no one is afraid to role up their sleeves and help another team member out. We are a community of truly amazing people that make the difference in residents lives each and every day.
South Country Village is committed to continuous learning and professional development for all employees. Staff have access to a number of in-person workshops and online learning sessions. We want to ensure that all staff have access to education that is relevant, timely and relatable to the work they do everyday.
The health and well-being of our people is our top priority! At South Country Village we are proud to support our team in their calling to serve. In additional to financial and health wellness that our retirement savings and benefits provides we have an on-site Chaplain available for team member counselling if required. This confidential counselling is available for team members who experience difficulty in a resident passing or even experience challenges or obstacles in their personal lives. Our Chaplain is always available to listen and provide uplifting words.
South Country Village is working towards Continuing Care Accreditation. On a daily basis, our team works to demonstrate our commitment to each other, our residents and the larger community through high quality care and supports. When you choose South Country Village as your employer, you know you are working for an organization that is committed to exceeding industry standards in everything we do.
Work satisfaction and how our team members feel is important to us. We strive to ensure an atmosphere of understanding, respect and comradery and take necessary steps to ensure this environment is maintained.
At South Country Village we strive to cultivate a workplace where every individual feels valued and accepted. One of our biggest strengths lies in the diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds of our people. We honour and value the unique qualities of our people which represent a rich mosaic of traditions and backgrounds. We are committed to listening and learning from one another. When we do this, we create a welcoming environment for all.
Benefits of working for SCV
We believe in supporting our people so that they can provide the best quality care to our residents. South Country Village provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for all eligible staff and their families, based on the collective agreements and positions.
- Christian valued based organization
- Supplementary health and dental benefits plan
- Health care insurance plan
- Disability Plans
- Holidays and Leaves
- Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
- Flexible Spending
- Professional Development Days
- Continuing Professional Development
- Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
- Cafeteria Meal Service
- Spiritual and Emotional Care (Chaplain counselling)
“A typical day at South Country Village (SCV) involves learning new skills. I have learned how to be part of the team and how to manage my time wisely. SCV has a diverse workforce and the team makes everyone feel welcomed and treated with respect. The most enjoyable part of my job is going home knowing that you gave your best and provided excellent care to the residents. They are the focus of my work and it makes me feel happy when I provided the care that is needed for each resident to support their overall health and well-being. I do enjoy working at South Country Village and it has given me an enjoyable and unforgettable experience.”
“South Country Village is a great place to work. I really enjoy the atmosphere and the people I work with. They have flexible work schedules and everyone is willing to help with the work that needs to get done. The nursing staff is always willing to help or provide help when needed.”
Students and New Graduates
South Country Village partners with local post-secondary institutions including Medicine Hat College, and Academy of Learning, along with universities and colleges in Lethbridge and Calgary to provide learning opportunities for future health care professionals.
South Country Village also participants in career fairs as part of our recruitment process. Watch below for a list of the career fairs we are participating in:
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