Job Posting 76117

Residence Worker
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closed 8 days ago (Mon, 18 Oct)
on-call / relief / casual

Division: Housing

Program: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Pender Residence

Number of Positions: 1

About the Position:

The Residence Worker provides a slew of services for clients to live successfully and safely in the property. The Residence Worker is also responsible in providing activities and assistance to the clients that promote wellness and healthy living.

Reports to: Residence Care Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists clients with personal care duties such as feeding, lifts, transfers, hygiene, grooming, and toileting
  • Provides nursing assistant care such as enemas, taking vital signs, applying non-sterile dressings, topical medications, diabetic urine and blood testing, obtaining routine urine and stool samples, and checking skin for ulcers, wounds, infections, and skin problems
  • Reminds clients to take prescribed medication as needed
  • Performs limited food preparation such as heating food, serving snacks and drinks
  • Observes and monitors clients within the facility for safety and reports unsafe conditions, behaviours, and cognitive changes to the supervisor
  • Conducts housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, washing, laundry and wiping
  • Checks and replenishes supplies such as personal care items, first aid items, and housekeeping items
  • Maintains documentation such as logbooks, reports, statistics, and records on clients
  • Arranges events or program for clients as necessary
  • Accompanies clients to appointments, shopping or leisure activities as needed
  • Participates in the assessment, goal-setting, and program planning for clients living on the property
  • Other related duties as required by the Residence Care Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum completion of Grade 10
  • Graduation from a recognized Resident Care Attendant program or Home Support Worker program
  • Certificates in CPR, First Aid, and Food Safe
  • Registered with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry
  • Minimum of 1 year recent related experience and/or training
  • Experience with a multicultural clientele

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to operate equipment and tools necessary to fulfil the duties of the position
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to communicate in Chinese (any dialects) is considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector) Required
  • Able to work weekdays or weekends as required


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