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Residential Care Worker – Casual

COMPETITION NO. 18-14
POSITION:        Residential Care Worker – Casual

This position requires HSA Union membership and is open to male and female applicants.

CURRENT LOCATION: Archway House – Cloverdale (Surrey)

CURRENT HOURS: On-Call (must be available to work a variety of shifts including overnights)

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide care and advocacy for 4 adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting.  Assist with personal care and hygiene, meal prep, housekeeping, laundry, transportation, medical appointments, as well as behavioural and emotional support.  To support clients in recreation/vocation settings in the community.

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 CPR, NCI Training, TB screening, , Sources training course, criminal record check, proof of SIN, immunization form, Class 4 Driver’s License) must be valid and current by agency-set deadlines or your application will not be considered.
  • ·         Must have class 4 drivers Unrestricted
  • ·         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, walking and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities
  • ·         Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities /or clients with possible physical aggression, including effective responses to such behavior
  • ·         Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities
  • ·         Able to actively seek out new community/recreation/vocational experiences
  • ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • ·         Ability to create and implement visual supports and schedules
  • ·         Ability to implement behavior support strategies
  • ·         Capable and confident using NCI strategies and techniques
  • ·         Comfortable attending and participating in adult planning meetings
  • ·         Familiar with adult rights and responsibilities

START DATE: February 5, 2018

SALARY: $17.71 per hour

BENEFITS:  None, as per collective agreement

CLOSING DATE: Jan. 29, 2018

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

VINDER BILN AT vbiln@sourcesbc.ca  or fax:  604-576-2455