Job Posting 76456

Residential Counsellor
Richmond Society for Community Living
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Richmond
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 18 Oct)
full time  •  $22.68 hourly- 23.90 hourly

Richmond Society for Community Living is a non-profit organization that delivers services to persons with developmental disabilities, their families and the community.

We are currently seeking:

Full-Time Residential Counselors

Do you enjoy working with people?

Do you want a meaningful career that strives to make a positive difference by working toward a better, more inclusive world?

If so, this job is for you. If you are energetic, positive, respectful, creative, open to learning about and creating meaningful opportunities in the community for the people we support, and are accountable to the persons supported and their families, then we would love to hear from you!

Being part of our team means that you will have continuous opportunities to learn and develop your skills, share your interests with others and build positive, supported working relationships with highly valued staff teams.

Some of the ways you will make a difference everyday :

  • Assist clients in reaching their full potential by communicating their needs, likes and preferences, and empowering clients to make informed decisions and be active participants in all areas of their lives.
  • Responsible to work as part of a team to support the client(s) in making informed choices and decisions.
  • Follows activity plans, based on client’s personal plans and provide input on the client’s progress to the team.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of client strategy plans.
  • Provide personal care as required


Related Education and Experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate.

Please note that hours include shifts which will consist of both weekday afternoons and weekends.

We Have:
Competitive starting wages
•An excellent health benefit plan and opportunity to participate in a registered pension plan
•Ongoing education/training opportunities

You Have:
•A belief and respect for human rights
•A respect for all citizens and their right to make their own choices
•A belief that people with disabilities can be full citizens of their community
•A demonstrated ability in core competencies including: advocating for others, collaborating, problem solving and decision making, fostering independence in others, taking initiative, interpersonal relations and respect, and resilience
•An ability to work flexible hours, based on support needs
•A current driver's license, first aid and clear criminal record check

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