Awake Overnight Residential Support Worker

Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion - Burnaby, BC (9 months ago)

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The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) was created in 1956, when parents of children with disabilities in Burnaby gathered to advocate for the rights of their sons and daughters. We have grown into a non-profit organization that provides innovative services to over 1,000 adults, youth and children with developmental disabilities and their families in Metro Vancouver.

We are currently seeking staff to work in our unique residential programme in East Vancouver. We are looking for staff who are able to work awake overnight shifts with hours ranging from on-call to full time hours. This is a unique programme supporting individuals who have developmental disabilities, as well as struggles with addictions issues. We are looking for staff who:

  • Have an understanding of/experience supporting people with developmental disabilities and/or mental health challenges
  • Have an understanding of/experience supporting people with addictions issues
  • Familiar with a harm reduction style of support
  • Able to set clear boundaries
  • Daily input of electronic logbooks, updating documentation, and report writing
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals, families, professionals and staff are essential
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Male and female staff are encouraged to apply

Days of work - Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings and Weekends

Hours - Varied

Salary - As per collective agreement - Grid 10,

Education & Qualifications:

Graduation from a university or Community College with an appropriate degree or certificate in Human Services. An equivalent of education and experience will be considered. First Aid/ CPR and Non-violent Intervention training required. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required. Use of own personal vehicle would be an asset.

There are opportunities and ability to grow with our organization. Comprehensive benefits package with regular part-time/full-time positions, once successful completion of probation. Casual on-call employees receive 9.8% in lieu of stats and vacation. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

** We thank you all that apply, however; only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. **

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Supporting people with disabilities: 1 year (Required)
  • Supporting people with addictions related challenges: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers License (Required)