Position: Residential Care Worker
Nature of position:
21 hrs per week
Rate of pay:
Valid Class IV Driver's License, current First Aid and CPR, current (every 3 years) TB test results, must have a current Criminal Record Check as per Association policy, and a completed Physicians Approval of Health. Food Safe Certification and Non Violent Crisis Intervention are also required. Must be willing to swim on a regular basis.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:
Human Services Worker Certification or certification in a relevant field. Three to six months prior job experience (paid or volunteer), working with people with developmental disabilities. Previous experience working with people with dual diagnosis and challenging and/or aggressive behaviour an asset. Must display a proven ability to calmly and effectively work with challenging and aggressive behaviour. Must display an understanding and ability to work with individuals with mental disability and mental illness. Must display enthusiasm and energy and be a contributing team member. Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job.
Union Status: General Unit
Own Vehicle Requirements:
Posting Date: Monday, August 31st, 2015
Closing Date: Monday, September 7th, 2015
Start Date: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living subscribes to the Human Rights Code of Canada and practices fair hiring. This position is open to male and female applicants and requires union membership.