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Job Number:  40103
Community Support Worker - PT Burnaby
Job Posted: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 29 December 2017
(in 17 days)
posAbilities Association of BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Fraser Valley, Thompson & Okanagan Type: Part time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $19.31 per hour

Position Type: Part Time, Weekends and evenings 
Location: Burnaby, BC

Compensation:  $19.31 per hour as per Community Living Collective Agreement

MANDATE

 

Residential Care and Community Inclusion workers provide daily support to people with developmental disabilities in their homes and in community inclusion programs.  We have openings in our programs and residences in Vancouver/Burnaby/New West/Tri Cities area for casual staff.

 

RESPONSIBLITY

  • Advocate for people’s desires and choices
  • Promote independence and provide opportunities for people to learn and practice new skills, assisting individuals in developing and promoting their gifts, talents, qualities and abilities
  • Know and practice each individual’s method of communication and encourage individuals to develop and expand their methods of communication
  • Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing documentation of Personal Service Plans (PSPs)
  • Support individuals with their personal care needs and assist in maintaining a standard which will ensure that they are seen positively by their friends, family and community
  • Support persons served to develop and maintain fulfilling relationships with family, friends and neighbours
  • Administer medication, arrange for travel, and maintain appropriate documentation and records
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all professionals involved in the care of the individuals

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A strong commitment to the philosophy of people with challenges living and working in the community
  • A degree or certification in human services or a related discipline or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Experience in working with people who live with physical, mental or social barriers
  • A commitment to ensuring that the Human Rights of our persons served are protected
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team setting, with an emphasis on leadership, self-initiative, patience, maturity and tact
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of the local community’s resources and services provided
  • Current Community Care 1st Aid and CPR level B or C
  • Mandt System training, Current TB test
  • Medical Note from physician certifying ability to safely perform duties required
  • Criminal Record Check for Children and Vulnerable Adults – clearance required

ADDITIONAL ASSETS WE FIND VALUABLE

  • Class 4U driver’s license
  • American Sign Language (ASL) of any level

 

Who are We?

 

posAbilities assists persons with developmental disabilities to lead meaningful and healthy lives by partnering with the community to provide a comprehensive range of person-centered services for individuals and the families who care for them. 

 

Interested parties please apply with your resume and cover letter via our website at www.posAbilities.ca/careers or via email to careers@posAbilities.ca.  No SkyDrive Links please!   Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested parties please apply with your resume and cover letter via our website at www.posAbilities.ca/careers or via email to careers@posAbilities.ca. Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
posAbilities Association of BC
240-4664 Lougheed Hwy
V5C5T5
Burnaby, BC, V5C5T5

Tel: 6042994001
Fax: 6042990329
E-mail:
www:   www.posAbilities.ca


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