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Residence Worker

City: Quesnel

Added: 18 November 2022

Position:

We are seeking employees who are committed to developing trusting relationships with adults. Our employees assist adults in fostering their life skills and/or access to community resources. All employees will be provided with paid training for positive behavior support and MANDT.

This is a unique opportunity for you to apply your knowledge and utilize your skills to improve the quality of life of the people we support.  This is a unionized position with the BCGEU grid 10 and/or grid 6. The pay range we are offering is $19.66 to $21.63 to start with benefit eligibility and a Pension Plan for any permanent position of 20+ hours.

Job Summary:

The Residence Worker’s role is to teach the Person Receiving Service to safely increase or maintain their abilities and independence, and to monitor and document progress toward goals.  Assists clients living semi independently with their physical, economic, vocational, recreational, social, emotional and daily life skills development. Assists clients to achieve the greatest degree of independence and quality of life possible.

Reports to:

The Program Coordinator managing the particular program, the Person on-call, or Co-CEO.

Qualifications and Education: 

  • Grade 12/GED Certificate 
  • A diploma in human/social services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Negative TB test Clearance
  • Food Safe Certification
  • Clear Health Certificate
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Class 7N, Class 5, or where required class 4 unrestricted driver’s license
  • Clear and Current Driver’s Abstract.
  • Mandt Certification (Available training upon successful application)
  • Criminal Record Check for Children and Vulnerable Adults (Provincial)
  • Proof of Vaccination against COVID-19 (CLBC Mandate)

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Physically capable of safely transferring individuals with mobility challenges using prescribed techniques and body mechanics.
  • A moderate level of physical fitness is required of this position since direct delivery of services may involve walking, standing, kneeling, lifting etc.
  • Available to work designated shift pattern.
  • Meet the Community/Resident Support Worker Job Description.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing services to adults with an intellectual disability.
  • Proficiency in accurate, concise, and objective reporting & charting.
  • Work effectively with others and resolve differences professionally.
  • Time management with a structured, methodical approach for stability balanced with flexibility to prevent triggering anxiety.
  • Communicating effectively with clients, co-workers, and following direction(s) from the PC II’s.
  • Requires openness to cultural diversity and support for nurturing family and support networks relationships.
  • Teaching and treatment approaches to facilitate learning & skill maintenance, including:
    • augmentative communication,
    • behavioral intervention strategies,
    • assistive technology,
    • emergency procedures for dealing with medical issues.

Additional Information:

A RW may be required to work outside the organization’s facilities (i.e. in the community). Personal vehicle will be required at times.

Schedule:

Friday to Tuesday 15:00-22:00            =35 hours/week

This position is open to female and male applicants.  Please apply on-line or in-person 658 Doherty Drive.