We are looking for recent graduates and experienced direct support workers to join our team!  If you are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and in the community, we would love to hear from you.

The Awake Night Staff (AWNS) provides a safe, comfortable, and home-like environment for each resident with the opportunity for each resident to develop life skills to the limits of their desire and potential. The AWNS also ensures good communication between team members, family, and professionals with regard to the life of the individual.

Job Title: Awake Night Staff | #1022
Location: Vancouver/Richmond
Start Date: ASAP
Term/Status: 2-Week rotation (73.5 hours over 2 weeks) (10.5 hour shifts)
Hourly Wage: $19.11-$20.11 per collective agreement

What We Offer:

  • An extensive employer paid benefits package that includes healthcare and dental
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • On-the-job training
  • Professional development
  • An inclusive work environment


  • Diploma or Certificate in an approved Health Care Training Program
  • 1-2 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities
  • Ability to implement complex behaviour programs
  • Skilled in proactive training programs and crisis intervention
  • Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs
  • Positive Reinforcement Behavioural Management training preferred
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada

This position requires union membership

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Posted by human resources in: Full-Time, Residential Services