Adult Group Homes and Day Programs

CA-Lower Mainland
Req No.
2015-1024
Category
Adult Services
Type
Casual
Adult Res/Day Programs

Overview

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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!

 

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

 

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 adult group home settings 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 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, 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.

 

Current Part Time Positions Available: 

 

  • Richmond - Saturday and Sunday 2pm to 10pm (Temp) * Behaviour Management and Autism experience needed
  • North Vancouver Footprints Day Program - Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 2pm (Temp) * (Position to increase to 15hrs/wk in September)
  • North Vancouver - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8am to 3pm (Permanent) * Class 4 BCDL required

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

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