The Cheshire Homes Society of British Columbia is a charitable, not-for-profit society, incorporated on October 3, 1973 (No. 10478)
To support individuals with disabilities to achieve their optimal level of independence through innovative services, education and community integration.
Cheshire Homes Society of British Columbia will be a recognized leader and dependable brand in delivering best practices and achieving successful outcomes for individuals with disabilities, throughout the province.
Cheshire Homes Society of British Columbia values the clients that they serve, staff, volunteers and stakeholders through relationships that are of quality, meaning and purpose, promoting ability out of disability.
Our values are represented under four key words whereby we recognize that each individual has the right to Acceptance, Empowerment, Independence and Opportunity.
Please visit www.cheshirehomes.ca for a complete overview of our organization and programs.
We are seeking a P/T Rehabilitation Care Worker - Awake Overnight for clients living in residential and community settings in Vancouver (Friday - Saturday 11 pm - 7 am).
In consultation with the manager, the Rehabilitation Care Worker provides life skills training and support services for clients regarding issues such as personal care, access to community leisure programs, housekeeping duties, planning and preparing meals, booking medical appointments and organizing a weekly schedule with one or more brain injured clients living in the community.
The Rehabilitation Care Worker empowers the client(s) to perform all aspects of daily living as independently as possible, providing support and intervention where necessary.
1. Observes, monitors and reports medical, behavioural and other problems, contacting emergency services when required.
2. Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, dusting, washing dishes, and cooking in accordance to the overnight cleaning checklist.
3. Performs rounds once per hour.
4. Administers medication to clients and provides medication reminders when necessary.
5. Reads, completes and maintains related records and documentation such as care plans, resident admission forms, statistics, progress reports, daily logs, checklists, communication binder and financial records
6. Performs other related duties as assigned
-Recent related experience in behaviour modification techniques
-Recent related experience working with the brain injured or other disabled population in a group home setting (minimum 1 year experience)
-Current certification and documents in the following areas: emergency first aid for residential group homes or equivalent, CPR level A
-Relevant post secondary education or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
-Proficient in written and spoken English
Resumes received within the last three months are reviewed and applicants will be contacted if appropriate. Please do not re-apply if you have applied within the last three months.