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Residential Care Worker – Temporary Part-Time

JUNE 2, 2017 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO.  17- 72


POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Temporary Part-Time. This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to applicants of all genders

CURRENT LOCATION: Primrose Centre – Delta (Ladner)

CURRENT HOURS: 32 hours per week (Thu-Sun 1200-2000)

POSITION SUMMARY: 

This position provides care and advocacy for five adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting.  Those duties include assisting with personal care and hygiene, meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medical appointments, as well as behavioural and emotional support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities
  • Grade 12 diploma and 2 years post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, or community social service or equivalent
  • All employment requirements (which include First Aid, NCI Training, medical clearance, TB screening, Sources training course, 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
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to use a word processor (Word for Windows) to produce objective written data and reports
  • Ability to follow a petty cash system and report expenses
  • Participate fully in swimming, skating, 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 behavior
  • Able to actively contribute to and follow safety, behaviour management, support plans, and install consistency and stability in a home environment
  • Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD
  • Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities

START DATE: July 6, 2017

END DATE:  October 2018 or upon return of permanent employee

SALARY: $17.47 per hour

BENEFITS: As per Collective Agreement

CLOSING DATE: June 23, 2017

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:

KEVIN REID, PROGRAM MANAGER
kreid@sourcesbc.ca
Fax:  604-946-8429

ALL INTERNAL CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED BY JUNE 23, 2017