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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)
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Residential Care Worker (RPF16-79)

Reference ID: RPF16-79
Category:
Community and Social Services
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Richmond, 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.

START DATE: ASAP

TERM/STATUS:Permanent Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS:Sun 14:30-22:00, Mon-Wed 13:30-21:00, Thu 7:30-15:00  //  37.5 hours per week

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
  • Driver’s Abstract
  • Class 4 Driver's License or valid Class 5 & vehicle required
  • 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

WHAT WE OFFER: 

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

Posted: November 29, 2016
Closes:January 28, 2017
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About Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

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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