Child and Youth Community Support Worker

BeConnected Support Services Ltd - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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We currently have the following positions available:

  • Full Time Mornings (8am-4pm)*
  • Part Time Weekend Days (10am-6pm)*
  • Casual

*Some positions are gender specific, please contact us for details

Mandatory criteria:

  • Successfully pass advanced MCFD screening
  • Ability to work legally in Canada
  • Minimum Class 5 Unrestricted Driver’s license
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to follow protocol

Additional assets:

  • Post-secondary studies in humanities/CSW/EA program
  • Prior experience working with individuals who have the potential to become aggressive
  • Prior experience with dispensing medications and providing personal care
  • Sign language
  • Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities.

Who we are:

  • Community Living Agency in Victoria BC serving children & youth with special needs and adults with developmental disabilities
  • We have 12 group homes and multiple day program/outreach programs
  • We serve a mostly ambulatory population with an average age of 30
  • We’ve been supporting individuals in the community for more than 20 years
  • We focus on community inclusion, activities, and supporting resident’s choices in order to assist them to live their best lives

What we are offering:

  • Permanent part time positions & casual work available
  • Wages (HEU) starting at $19.45 per hour (plus 10.2% in lieu of benefits for casuals) with wage advancement per the HEU Grid ($22.65 per hour)
  • We provide an extensive 100% employer paid benefits package, the option of participating in the Municipal Pension Plan, meals while at work, and vehicles for outings
  • We offer family and team oriented activities throughout the year including BBQ’s, special events, and educational opportunities
  • A consistent and stable workplace with a great group of people
  • Opportunity for internal advancement

Who we need:

  • Part time and on-call workers
  • People who love learning, inclusion, and providing service to the community
  • Collaborative team members who are reliable and responsible
  • People who have an interest in either using or expanding their knowledge and experiences with fun-loving, active residents in a community setting

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: $19.45 to $22.65 /hour

Experience:

  • working with people with disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Victoria, BC (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 4 or 5 Driver's License (Preferred)
  • First Aid with CPR Level C (Required)