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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Residential Care Worker - Part Time

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Part Time
7 days ago

We are looking for recent graduates and experienced direct support workers to join our team! If you are 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/Richmond
Start Date: ASAP
Term/Status: Positions available from 4 hours to 36 hours weekly (Day, Afternoon, Weekend)
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           

Requirements/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, 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 licence preferred     
  • Satisfactory driver's abstract     
  • Criminal record clearance     
  • Medical clearance     
  • Demonstrated competency in English, written and oral communication     
  • Eligible to work in Canada          

  

This position requires union membership 

To apply for this position please follow this link: https://www.develop.bc.ca/about-us/careers/residential-care-worker-part-time/

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 Health Care