The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) has been a leader for advocacy and inclusion in BC for families with special needs since 1952, and now we need you. We have an opening in one of our group homes in Richmond for a Residential Care Worker (RCW) to assist with residents’ physical, emotional, social, and recreational needs.
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JOB TITLE: Residential Care Worker | #1816
SERVICE AREA: Residential Services
START DATE: December 1, 2023 ending March 3, 2024
TERM/STATUS: Permanent Part Time
SCHEDULE/HRS: Saturday 08:30 – 15:00, Sunday 16:00 – 22:00// 11.5 hours per week
HOURLY WAGE: $27.29 as per collective agreement
Residential Care Worker (RCW) assists residents to live successfully in residential settings within the community. The position ensures the residents’ physical, emotional, social, recreational, economic, educational, and/or medical needs are met. The RCW assists residents by enhancing their quality of life through activities of daily living. The RCW works both independently and as part of a team, and demonstrates the ability to take initiative and effectively problem solve using sound judgment.
What We Offer:
- On-the-job Training
- A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan
- Employee and Family Assistance Plan
- Municipal pension plan
- Educational and training opportunities
- Community involvement
- An inclusive work environment
- 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, or related equivalent experience
- Experience with, or training in, areas of adaptive communication, and community care is an asset
- Experience in supporting mental health and positive Behavioral Reinforcement preferred.
- Valid First Aid/CPR upon start date
- Class 5 Driver’s License
- Satisfactory driver’s abstract
- Criminal record clearance
- Medical clearance (must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40 lbs)
- Competency in English written and verbal communication
- Eligible to work in Canada
*This position requires Union membership.
*This position is open to male applicants only
For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.