At Sources, we believe that the workforce is a vital resource that contributes to social wellness for our community. We also know that the skill of our workforce is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant economy in our community and beyond.
JULY 26, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 16-66
POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Casual (This position requires CUPE union membership)
CURRENT LOCATION: Georgia House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: On-Call Status (shift times vary – must be available to work a variety of shifts, including overnights)
(In accordance with policy for casual employment, minimum average one shift per month commitment dependent upon shift availability.)
Support and provide care for five adults with autism, in a residential care setting. Providing reliable supervision, care and advocacy for five adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Assist and teach personal care and hygiene, meal prep, grocery shopping, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medical appointments, as well as behavioural and emotional support. Candidate must be willing to plan and participate with the residents in community recreational activities.
• Minimum of 3 months experience working with clients with Autism/PDD, and other intellectual disabilities and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to their behaviour i.e. NVCPI, etc.
• 2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, behavior analysis or community social service equivalent
• Knowledge of ABA principles and behaviour management strategies
• Ability to implement positive programming strategies
• Ability to actively contribute to and follow behaviour and safety management plans, support plans and instill consistency and stability in a home environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• All employment requirements (which include First Aid/CPR, criminal record check, NCI Training, class 4 unrestricted driver’s license, medical clearance, TB screening, Code of Ethics, proof of SIN card, immunization form) must be valid and current or your application will not be considered
• Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities
• Familiar with adult licensing regulations
• Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
• Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce objective, clear and concise written data and reports and to access email, including Outlook, for regular communication
• Demonstrated success working in a team environment featuring cooperation, collaboration and communication skills
• Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
• Willingness to assist clients in completing personal hygiene tasks, eating and dietary needs, and behaviour management
• Participate fully in swimming, skating, hiking, running, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
• Ability to participate in tasks including routine maintenance related to running a residential facility (housekeeping)
• Able to actively seek out new community/recreation experiences
• Able to transport and support clients in the community
START DATE: As soon as possible
BENEFITS: As per collective agreement
SALARY: $16.81 per hour
CLOSING DATE: August 2, 2016
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
NAOMI GLENVAD-TERAMOTO, PROGRAM MANAGER
email@example.com FAX: 604-940-9518
JULY 22, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 16-64
POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Permanent Part-Time
This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.
CURRENT LOCATION: Chestnut House – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: 32 hours per week (Friday-Saturday 4pm-12am, Sunday 4pm-10pm, Monday-Tuesday 5-10pm)
Sources BC governs a wide range of programs in the Lower Mainland with the aim to enhance social wellness for our community. The Chestnut House program is located in Ladner. The RCW at Chestnut House contributes to a highly organized, team oriented, and dynamic work environment that supports clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in residential and community settings. Staff engage in daily recreation and vocation in the community with residents. They are active, verbal, mobile, and highly involved in the community. Positive support and engagement through conversation, games, and out-trips, special events, sports, to name a few, are routine.
• Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities and/or behavioural challenges.
• Current class 5 driver’s license is required.
• 2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, community social service or equivalent.
• All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB test, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form, Class 5 Driver’s License) must be valid and current by agency-set deadlines or your application will not be considered.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills.
• Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce concise, clear, professional written data and reports and use email, including Outlook, for regular communication.
• Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses.
• Participate fully in walking, biking, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities.
• Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD and/or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to such behaviour, i.e. NVCI, and positive behaviour support.
• Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour management, support plans, and instill consistency and stability in a home environment.
• Demonstrated cooperation and communication skills as part of a team with co-workers and management.
• Ability to transport (using program vehicles) and support clients in the community at their sites of employment, recreation, or other sites as required.
• Ability to participate in tasks as assigned, including routine residential facility maintenance.
START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: 17.50 per hour
BENEFITS: Yes, as per collective agreement
CLOSING DATE: August 1, 2016
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
WILLIAM BRUNKE, MANAGER firstname.lastname@example.org
July, 15, 2016 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 16-63
POSITION: Poverty Law Advocate – Full-Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Poverty Law Program - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS: 35 hr/wk
This position provides comprehensive advocacy services to marginalized individuals and families for income assistance, disability assistance; to maintain tenancy, Canada Pension Plan Disability, Employment and Insurance, debt, and other income support related programs. Provides assistance and representation through administration hearing processes. Provides services in Punjabi.
• Minimum two years post-secondary education in related field (law or social work related),
• Minimum two years of experience in tenant, disability and income support programs advocacy, an understanding of applicable legislation and analytical ability and the ability to negotiate and mediate on behalf of clients with landlords and government agencies etc.,
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written skills, team oriented and exercises good judgment – must be fluent in speaking Punjabi,
• Self-motivated with well-developed case management and planning skills; organization, time management, problem solving and decision making skills essential,
• Knowledge of local community resources and an awareness and understanding of poverty related issues,
• May be required to work the occasional weekend or evening.
• Criminal Record Check is required.
START DATE: Aug.15, 2016 Car Required: Yes
END DATE: Permanent (based on funding)
SALARY: $19.00 - $22.00 per hour
CLOSING DATE: July 31st, 2016
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER, AND RESUME TO:
ADVOCACY PROGRAMS MANAGER,