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Kinsight

Residential Care Worker

Location
Port Moody, BC
Details
Full Time
A month ago
Salary
21.630 to 25.190 per hour

Kinsight is an accredited non-profit organization. We work alongside families of children, youth and adults with developmental delays or disabilities to support growth, development and personal well-being. We work with hundreds of community members and professionals to welcome and include all people, and foster vibrant and healthy communities. We serve the communities of New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra. Our mission is to provide options and opportunities for people to have meaningful relationships and fulfilling lives.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Residential Care Workers assist people who live in a variety of residential settings to enhance their quality of life by providing opportunities for independence, learning and self expression. These opportunities will reflect and respect personal preferences and choices of the people served. The responsibilities of this position include ensuring that people’s physical, emotional, social, and medical needs are met. Residential Care Workers provide support/advocacy for all persons to participate as full members of the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Diploma in Human Services or Community Support Worker or equivalent
  • Two years of experience supporting people with developmental disabilities and behaviour challenges
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Support techniques, knowledge and experience in skill based training
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals and families
  • Experience with assisting people with a variety of personal care needs an asset
  • Experience operating mechanical lifts and assisting people with a variety of personal care needs an asset
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Class 4 Driver's License an asset
  • Required to use personal vehicle
  • Current Community Care First Aid/CPR, NVCI, Food Safe certificates
  • This position requires BCGEU union membership
Category
Community and Social Services

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About Kinsight

Kinsight has been supporting people with disabilities for almost sixty-five years! We promote options and opportunities for people to have meaningful relationships and fulfilling lives. Kinsight ...

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Industry
Non-Profit
Size
51-200 employees