Support Workers

Vancouver Island Community Connections Inc - Courtenay, BC (27 days ago)

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Vancouver Island Community Connections Inc currently has full-time, part-time and casual opportunities available for qualified individuals looking to make a difference in the lives of others. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a passion for life and exceptional collaborative skills to join our team.

Our services are guided by our Vision of “Social Worth for All” and focus on providing services that are guided by a holistic vision of the person, with respect for informed, self-directed choice and real connection to our community. If you are looking for a change this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Some positions require training and knowledge of supporting individuals who require assistance with all activities of daily living, medication administration, use of mechanical lift equipment and g-tubes. Knowledge of augmentative communication methods and the ability to read body language is an asset. All positions require knowledge of positive behavioral supports and supporting individuals who use behavior as a communication method.

The successful applicants will have the ability to provide a calm, healthy, positive role model to persons served. An ability to think on your feet and ‘problem solve’ with person served, as well as determine their needs and teach where appropriate. Personal capacity to deal effectively with stressful situations and to remain calm, while ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity. The ability to work as a productive and interactive team member in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary team environment. As well as strong oral and written communication skills and a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft office suite.

Preference for some of the full-time positions is Health Care certification or registration. We also accept HSW certificate or Diploma. Must have a current first aid with CPR certificate, clear TB test, pass the Criminal Records Review through Solicitors Generals office, valid class 4 licence and provide a driver abstract.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.50 to $20.25 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Worker: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Required)

Location:

  • Courtenay, BC (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 4 Drivers Licence (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)