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Residential Care Worker Permanent Full-Time

COMPETITION NO.  17- 113

POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Permanent Full-Time
This position requires CUPE Union membership and is open to applicants of all genders
CURRENT LOCATION: Primrose Centre – Delta (Ladner)
CURRENT HOURS: 40 hours per week (Sun-Thu 1500-2300)
POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides care and advocacy for five adults with developmental disabilities in a day program and 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 appropriate post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, child and youth care, community social service or equivalent
• Standard First Aid (WE WILL PAY FIRST AID TRAINING COSTS if required)
• All employment requirements (NCI Training, 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 instill consistency and stability in a home environment
• Experience working with adults with Autism/PDD
• Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities

START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: $17.47 per hour
BENEFITS: As per Collective Agreement
CLOSING DATE: September 29, 2017

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
KEVIN REID, PROGRAM MANAGER  at kreid@sourcesbc.ca or fax 604-946-8429