Residential Support Worker

Western Human Resource Corp - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

Western Human Resource Corp supports individuals with developmental disabilities to live the lifestyle of their choice as active members of their home and community. If you are a caring person with a positive attitude, good communication skills and a willingness to learn, please read on.

Our homes and services provide an excellent work environment while enhancing the lives of others.

Job Type / Category

We are currently hiring CASUAL Support Workers for our Residential homes in Vernon, BC.Must be willing to work all shifts, including nights, evenings, weekends and holidays. There are opportunities to advance to Part Time and Full Time once hired. Permanent positions have a comprehensive benefits package. (Casuals receive an extra 9.8% in lieu of benefits)

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

-One year certificate in a related human / social service field with an emphasis on community living services orequivalent training / experience.

-Experience with personal care and medication administration an asset.

-One year recent related experience in community living. Exhibits a healthy attitude towards normalization principles and is aware of their position as a positive role model.

-Demonstrated ability in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English (at a minimum Grade 10 level).

-Have knowledge of and experience in Behaviour Management. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with the client population.

-Able to meet applicable Ministry legislation and regulations (e.g. Community Care and Assisted Living Act and applicable regulations) and agency policies.

Employment Requirements

-Valid Class 4 Restricted BC driver’s license / or Class 5 with willingness to obtain Class 4

-A current drivers abstract showing fewer than 4 tickets that carry penalty points in previous 2 years and no motor vehicle related Criminal Code of Canada conviction in the previous 3 years

-Valid, current First Aid and CPR certificate

-Valid Food Safe Certificates

-Current and negative Mantoux (TB) test

-Clear criminal record check

-Good general health and physically able to perform the duties of the job (Doctor’s certification required 14 days prior to commencement of employment)

-Must sign the agency’s Statement of Confidentiality and Acknowledgement of Agency Abuse Policy

-NVCI or MANDT certificate an asset.

Our agency will support you in obtaining other required certifications.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $20.40 /hour

Experience:

  • Community Living: 1 year (Required)
  • Personal Support: 1 year (Required)

Location:

  • Vernon, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 4 Drivers Licence (Preferred)
  • Class 5 Drivers License (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)