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Residential Care Worker – Temporary, Full Time

AUGUST 24, 2018| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 18-92
Position: Temporary Floater Residential Care Worker – Full Time (40 hours per week) (This position requires HSA membership

Location: Archway House / Sources – Cloverdale

Hours: Three days as required (Monday to Friday) mornings/evenings, overnight awake shifts and Saturday 7am to 3pm and Sunday 2:30pm to 10:30pm)

We are looking for a Residential Care Worker to join our Sources Archway House team! This individual must be an inspired, innovative, and compassionate team player. Able to provide care and advocacy for 4 adults with developmental disabilities in residential and community settings and must have a class 4 drivers Unrestricted. This position requires the individual to be flexible in working different shifts through the week to meet the needs of the program and residents.

About Sources

Sources is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing help, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, and Prince George for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We provide services such as food banks, counselling, employment services, and community living programs. At Sources we value respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Sources Archway House

Sources Community Living – Archway House provides care and advocacy for 4 adults with developmental disabilities in residential and community settings. Our mission is to enable the pursuit of the best quality of life possible for clients. We do this by fostering independence, community integration, and social participation. The Residential Care Worker plays a key part in this development.

Responsibilities:

  • ·         Engaging with the residents in community inclusion and recreation activities.
  • Assisting residents in all aspects of daily living (i.e. personal care, appointments, community outings, swimming program, etc.)
  • Following individual client service plans and participate in the on-going of such plans
  • Following client / petty cash budget; adhere to spending limits and record expenses
  • Developing a supportive rapport with clients and actively seeking out new opportunities for clients that relate directly to their goals and objectives
  • Working constructively as part of a team with all colleagues.
  • Participate fully in walking, swimming, sports, and a wide variety of recreation and leisure activities.
  • ·         The completion of tasks as assigned by manager, including routine facility maintenance.
  • ·         Meal preparation and housekeeping duties
  • ·         Must have class 4 drivers Unrestricted

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 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, medical clearance, TB screening, , Sources training course, criminal record check, proof of SIN card,
  • 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 and use critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to act decisively in crisis situations
  • 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: September 10, 2018

Salary: $18.15 per hour

Benefits (after three months)

  • ·         100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • ·         Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • ·         Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • ·         Pension plan
  • ·         Vacation Time

Closing Date: Sept. 6, 2018                  internal candidates will be contacted by Sept. 7, 2018

 

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Vinder Biln, Program Manager, Vinder@sourcesbc.ca  Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.