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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Residential Care Worker |Full Time #1305

Full Time
11 hours ago

We’re looking for recent graduates and experienced direct support workers to join our team! If you passionate about caring for others and making a difference in the community, we would love to hear from you.

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 goals.

The Residential Care Worker (RCW) assists residents to live successfully in residential settings within the community. The position ensures the residents’ physical, emotional, social, recreational, economic, educational, and/or medical needs are met. The RCW assists residents by enhancing their quality of life through activities of daily living. The RCW works both independently and as part of a team, and demonstrates the ability to take initiative and effectively problem solve using sound judgment.

Job Title: Residential Care Worker
Location: Vancouver
Start Date: As soon as possible
Term/Status: Permanent Full Time
Schedule/Hrs: Fri/Sat 9:30-17:00, Sun/Tue 8:30-16:00, Mon 14:30-22:00 // 37.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage: $22.68 per collective agreement  

What We Offer:

  • An extensive employer paid benefits package that includes healthcare and dental
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • On-the-job Training
  • Professional development
  • Community involvement
  • An inclusive work environment


  • 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, or related equivalent experience
  • Experience with, or training in, areas of adaptive communication, positive behaviour support, and community care is an asset
  • Valid First Aid/CPR upon start date
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with ability to upgrade to Class 4 Restricted Driver’s Licence
  • Satisfactory driver’s abstract
  • Criminal record clearance
  • Medical clearance (must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40 lbs)
  • Demonstrated competency in English, written and oral communication
  • Eligible to work in Canada

This position is only open to MALE applicants

This position requires union membership

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please follow the link:

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.

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