Awake Night Support Worker

Strive Living Society - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Responsibilities:
Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services?

Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun, positive environment for both staff and clients!

We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Residential Support Worker. The position entails working in an adult group home settings and in Day Programs within the community.

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

We support individuals who have developmental delays, who are on the Autism Spectrum, may have physical disabilities or some mental health issues in the lower mainland. The right candidate should have experience with Behavior Management, Personal Care, as well as Medication Administration and at least 1-2 years of experience with various disabilities listed above.

We are in need of casual supports to do overnights in North Vancouver, shifts are 11 pm to 7 am (awake).

If you don't have a Class 4 BDCL, Strive would be happy to reimburse the cost for one successful passing of the written exam, a physician’s exam, and a road test. The Class 4 license must be acquired within three (3) months of employment.

Requirements:
Knowledge and experience working with developmental, physical disabilities, mental health and behaviours
Ability to create a meaningful routine
Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
Following health care plans*
Completing daily documentation
Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
Knowledge and experience with community integration and teaching life skills

Benefits:
Class 4 BC Driver’s License required and clean driver’s abstract
Minimum of 1-year experience
Positive Behaviour Management
Criminal Record Check
Negative TB test
First Aid and CPR
Mandt Certificate
Food Safe Certificate
  • Other requirements which may be specific to the individual served.
Compensation: $21.50/hr, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

  • without precedence and without prejudice*
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.