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Residential Care Worker – Temporary Full Time

 

COMPETITION NO.  17- 141
POSITION: Residential Care Worker – Temporary Full-Time

This position requires CUPE Union membership

CURRENT LOCATION: Primrose Centre – Delta (Ladner)

CURRENT HOURS: 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri 2300-0700)

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

END DATE:  Approximately June 2019 or upon return of employee

SALARY: $17.47 per hour

BENEFITS: As per Collective Agreement

CLOSING DATE: December 13, 2017

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

KEVIN REID, PROGRAM MANAGER

kreid@sourcesbc.ca      Fax:  604-946-8429