Position: RESIDENTIAL CARE WORKER
Nature of position:
VARIOUS UP TO 40HRS
The Residential Care Worker works as a member of a team responsible for assisting the residents with the activities of daily living and to provide opportunities to promote independence and self-esteem. The Residential Care Worker is responsible for introducing and implementing ideas and activities that will increase the resident’s independence and social skills. Positions are available in a day/afternoon rotation or just overnights.
Rate of pay: AS PER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT-GRID LEVEL 10
Location: ALL RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS: CAMPBELL RIVER, OYSTER RIVER, COMOX
Valid Class IV Driver's License (UPON 90 DAYS OF HIRE), 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.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:
Human Services Worker Certification or certification in a relevant field. Three to six month 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. Basic computer skills required. Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job. Must be able to swim on a regular basis
Union Status: GENERAL UNIT
Own Vehicle Requirements: NONE
Posting Date: Monday, September 9th, 2019
Closing Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021 - 4:00 pm
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 all applicants and requires union membership.
MICHELLE ALBRECHT, HUMAN RESOURCES,1153 GREENWOOD ST, FAX 250-286-3732
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Apply Online: Online Application Form