Support Worker

Strive Living Society - Burnaby, BC (4 months ago)

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Responsibilities:
Are you looking for an exciting career in Social Services?

Our organization offers full benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements, great opportunities to grow within and a fun, positive environment for both staff and clients!

We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals to join a progressive non-profit organization as a Residential Support Worker. The position entails working in an adult group home setting and in Day Programs within the community. We support individuals who have developmental delays, physical disabilities, some mental health, cognitive and complex medical needs in the lower mainland. The right candidate should have experience with Behavior Management, Personal Care, care aid registry required for some locations as well as Medication Administration and at least 1-2 years of experience with various disabilities listed above.

Temporary part-time position available: Monday to Friday 7 am to 11 am (Surrey)

Must have BC Care Aid Registration and class 4 BCDL.

We are in need of casual supports who have a BCDL Class 4 with reliable vehicles for Surrey, Burnaby and North Vancouver.

If you don't have a Class 4 BDCL, Strive would be happy to reimburse the cost for one successful passing of the written exam, a physician’s exam, and road test. The Class 4 license must be acquired within three (3) months of employment.

Strive is also looking for casual supports to do overnights in North Vancouver, shifts are 11 pm to 7 am (awake).

Requirements:
The right applicant shall possess:
Knowledge and experience working with developmental, physical disabilities, mental health and behaviours
Ability to create a meaningful routine
Knowledgeable of creating independence vs. creating dependence
Following health care plans*
Completing daily documentation
Implementing personal protocols, schedules, and activities
Accompanying/transporting individuals to appointments and activities in the community
Knowledge and experience with community integration and teaching life skills

Benefits:
Class 4 or 5 BC Driver’s License required and clean driver’s abstract
Minimum of 1-year experience
Positive Behaviour Management
Criminal Record Check
Negative TB test
First Aid and CPR
Mandt Certificate
Food Safe Certificate

  • Other requirements which may be specific to the individual served.
Compensation: $19.45/hr, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

  • without precedence and without prejudice*
Please send your resume to christie@striveliving.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Strive Living Society is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.