The nature of this position is to provide comprehensive and effective support to individuals living independently.

Job Title: Life Skills Worker | #LWPF19-04
Location: Vancouver
Start Date: 15 March 2019
Term/Status: Permanent Full Time
Schedule/Hours: Flexible; some evening and weekend shifts may be required  //  37.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage:
$20.42 per collective agreement (Current rate)
$21.50 per collective agreement (Rate as of April 1, 2019)

Union membership will be required upon hire (BCGEU).

Requirements/Education/Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Services.
  • 2 years’ experience working with people who deal with concurrent disorders.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement instructional and proactive training programs for clients.
  • Experience with principles of positive behaviour management is desirable.
  • Experience working with people with addictions and/or at-risk, preferred.
  • A non-judgmental attitude, ability to relate to participants, work unsupervised, and generate/monitor workload.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • Unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License
  • Access to a vehicle for business use
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada
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Posted by human resources in: Community & Day Programs, Full-Time