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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

AWAKE NIGHT STAFF | Permanent Full Time #1644

Location
Richmond, BC
Details
Full Time
4 days ago
Salary
21.750 per hour

If you have health care education and experience working with people with developmental disabilities, then we might have the perfect position for you. The Developmental Disabilities Association is seeking Awake Night Staff (AWNS) for a position in our Vancouver and Richmond based group homes to help support B.C.’s most vulnerable population. The 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. DDA encourages professional development, on-the-job training, community involvement, and a very inclusive work environment. Come see what we’re all about. Go to www.develop.bc.ca for our latest blogs and then connect with us on social and say hello! Facebook: @dda604 Twitter: @dda604 Instagram: @developdda

JOB TITLE: AWAKE NIGHT STAFF | #1639
SERVICE AREA: Residential Services
LOCATION: Richmond
START DATE: ASAP
TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time
SCHEDULE/HRS:  2-Week Shift Rotation, Week #1 WED/THU, Week #2 MON/TUE/FRI/SAT/SUN, All shifts 22:00-8:30 //  73.5 hours bi-weekly  //  73.5 hours bi-weekly
HOURLY WAGE: $21.75 as per collective agreement

THE ROLE:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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 preferred.

Standard requirements of the Awake Night Staff include:
• Criminal Record Clearance
• Medical Clearance
• Valid First Aid/CPR
• Class 5 Driver’s License
• Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
• Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
• Basic computer literacy
• Eligible to work in Canada

WHAT WE OFFER:

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

*This position is open to only female applicants.
*This position requires Union Membership.

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Category
Community and Social Services

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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through ne...

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