Residential Care Worker | Permanent Part Time #1890

June 10, 2024

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 | #1890
Service Area: Residential Services
Location: Richmond
Start Date: As soon as Possible
Term/Status: Permanent Part Time
Schedule/Hours: Thursday 08:00 – 15:00, Friday/Saturday 15:00 – 21:30 Sunday 15:30 – 20:00 // 24.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage:
$28.25 as per collective agreement

The Role:

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

Requirements/Education/Experience:

  • 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 4 Unrestricted 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
  • Fluent in Cantonese is preferred.
  • Eligible to work in Canada

*This position requires Union membership.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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