28th Avenue Homes Ltd. is a dynamic and expanding organization located in Vernon. We support adults with developmental disabilities within their community and in their homes. We support our staff through on-the-job and on-line training.
We are urgently seeking a 1-1 Dedicated Residential Worker to assist our male client in his home, day program and in the community. This person has autism and is largely wheel-chair bound. We are looking for someone who can establish a good rapport with him as well as follow the program that makes it possible for this man to enjoy his day safely. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8-4 during the initial temporary phase of this position with opportunity for a permanent position that includes both day and afternoon shifts.
Salary depends on experience. Excellent Benefits Package after Probation is passed.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:
+ Have a high level of patience and emotional resilience
+ Be able to use positive support strategies
+ Be able to learn and follow Behavior Support and Safety Plan
+ Display good time management skills
+ Be in excellent mental and physical health
+ Be mature and interact with client without judgement
+ Respect client's confidentiality rights
+ Special Needs/Community Support Worker Certificate or
+ Related training and experience
+ Community First Aid Level 1 with CPR
+ BC Class 5 Drivers License (required) Class 4(must be willing to obtain)
+ Clear Criminal Record Check
+ Negative TB test
+ Physicians' Assurance of good health
+ NVCI or equivalent
Please send COVER LETTER and RESUME indicating your suitability and experience for this unique position, to Residential Manager. Our aim is to find the right person for this opportunity. We will arrange a 'meet and greet' with client and follow with a conversation about your interest and experience. Thank you.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $19.00 to $20.00 /hour