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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Awake Night Staff| Full Time

Richmond, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.



LOCATION: Vancouver/Richmond

START DATE: As soon as possible

TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS:  2-Week Rotation; 73.5 hours over two weeks (10.5 hr shifts)

HOURLY WAGE: $18.15 per collective agreement; $19.11 per collective agreement (Effective April 1, 2019)



The Awake Night Staff (AWNS) provides a safe, comfortable, and home-like environment for each resident with the opportunity for each resident to develop life skills to the limits of their desire and potential. The AWNS also ensures good communication between team members, family, and professionals with regard to the life of the individual.



Education & Experience:

  • Diploma or Certificate in an approved Health Care Training Program.
  • 1-2 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to implement complex behaviour programs.
  • Skilled in proactive training programs and crisis intervention.
  • Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs.
  • Formal training in the area of counselling and behavior management.

Standard requirements of the Awake Night Staff include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada



  • A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan 
  • Municipal Pension Plan 
  • Educational and training opportunities 
  • Flexible work schedules 


*This position requires Union Membership.


For more information, please visit our website at

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

Community and Social Services Health Care

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