Staffed Adult Residences and Community Inclusion Support Workers

Strive Living Society - Lower Mainland, BC (30+ days ago)

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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, who are on the Autism Spectrum, may have physical disabilities or some mental health issues in the lower mainland. The right candidate should have experience with Behavior Management, Personal Care, as well as Medication Administration and at least 1-2 years of experience with various disabilities listed above.

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 a road test. The Class 4 license must be acquired within three (3) months of employment.

As of May 15, 2020, in order to mitigate the risk of the transmission of COVID 19 among persons in our care, patients, residents and also the staff in our long term care facilities, an order under the Public Health Act was enacted to limit movement of staff between long term care facilities.

While this order is in place, staff are limited to working in only one (1) private long term care hospital (facility), licensed long term care facility, registered assisted living facility, stand-alone extended care
hospital, or provincial mental health facility.

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

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

Job qualifications include:

  • 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 that may be specific to the individual served.

Compensation: $20.52 to $23.90/hr, plus benefits upon meeting eligibility requirements.

*without precedence and without prejudice*

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.

Job Types: Casual, Permanent

Salary: $20.52-$23.90 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Wellness Program

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Community Integration : 1 year (Preferred)
  • Personal Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Lower Mainland, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • class 4/5 BCDL (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No