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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)
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Float Residential Care Worker #FRPP16-56

Reference ID: #FRPP16-56
Community and Social Services
Health Care
Part Time
Richmond, BC     
Vancouver, BC     

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The 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.

Residential Services
As soon as possible
Permanent Part Time
Fri/Sat/Sun hours between 6:00-23:00  //  22.5 hours per week
Float RCWs are available for Day and Afternoon shifts between the hours of 6:00 to 23:00 (employees will be working 7.5 hours per day for their shift).  Float RCWs are expected to work in all locations as assigned and locations will change from day-to-day in their work week schedule, depending upon the needs within Residential Services.
HOURLY WAGE: $18.59 per collective agreement


The Residential Care Worker (RCW) assists clients to live successfully in residential settings within the community. The position ensures the clients’ physical, emotional, social, recreational, economic, educational, and/or medical needs are met. The RCW also assists clients by enhancing their quality of life through activities of daily living.


Education & Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Services, Human Services, or Education.
  • 1-2 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Experience in adaptive communication techniques, information technology.
  • Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs.
  • Formal training in behavior management.
Standard requirements of the Residential Care Worker include:
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Unrestricted Class 4 Driver's License
  • 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 
  • Educational and training opportunities 

*Due to the nature of personal care for female clients, this position is only open to FEMALE applicants.*

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Quote FRPP16-56 in subject line of your email, attach an up-to-date resume & cover letter and send ‘Attention H.R. Assistant’ to

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.

Posted: October 20, 2016
Closes:December 19, 2016
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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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