Position: Residential Care Worker-Casual up to 40 hrs (Campbell River or Comox)
Nature of position:
Casual up to 40 hrsl
Day Shift, Afternoon Shift, Overnight Shift
WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
LOVE WORKING WITH PEOPLE?
The Residential Care Worker works as a member of a team responsible for assisting the residents with activities of daily living and to provide opportunities to promote independence and self-esteem. The Residential Care Worker is responsible for introducing and implementing ideas and activities that will increase the resident’s independence and social skills.
Celebrating it's 60th year, The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living (CRADACL) is responsible for the operation of several permanent residential services. All of the homes have unique characteristics but share a caring, supportive environment to help residents achieve their optimum level of independence. Our residents are adults, living with developmental disabilities.
As the residential group homes are open all hours every day of the week, the hours of work for the position include weekend and evening shifts (Shifts can start from 7am, you may be required to work a shift up until 11pm finishes. Typically staff work 12 hours ).The typical shifts are; 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm and nightshift (awake) 11pm-7am.
*Hours vary up to 40 hrs/week with the opportunity to apply for permanent positions.
*Casuals must be available for weekend, evening, holiday and short notice shifts.
As our Residential Care Worker is working within the person's home we are looking for caring, compassionate, respectful individuals who are passionate about supporting others.
WE WILL OFFER YOU:
-Full and ongoing training, development, coaching and support
-Working in a fun, caring and supportive environment
-Meals during shift
-Reimbursement for costs associated to qualifications at the recruitment stage
-Working under the Community Living Services Collective Agreement (BCGEU union)
-Sick leave entitlement
For more details on the benefits please check out our website: http://www.cradacl.bc.ca/sites/default/files/Benefits.pdf
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Fixed term contract, Casual, Seasonal
Part-time hours: 0-40 per week
Salary: $21.63-$25.19 per hour
Covid-19 vaccination certificate / secured exemption (as per the recent Public Health Order) are required to work for the organization.
Rate of pay: Commencing start wage per hour: $21.63, Progressive salary increase (dependent on hours worked up to a maximum of $25.19 ph)
Location: 6 group homes in Campbell River, 1 in Comox Valley (different geographical location). Please specify in your application which geographical location you are applying for.
Valid BC Class 5 Driver's License (Class 4 Driver's License will be required upon 90 days of hire)
First Aid and CPR
Negative TB test results
Criminal Record Check
Physicians Approval of Health
Food Safe Certification
Upon successful recruitment and selection process we will discuss how to obtain these. Costs associated with pre-employment requirements will be reimbursed upon successful completion of probation period.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:
Human Services Worker Certification or certification in a relevant field is beneficial but not essential. Full training will be given.
Three to six months prior job experience (paid or volunteer), working with people with developmental disabilities is an asset, full training will be given.
Must display an understanding and ability to work with individuals with mental disability and complex care needs, or be willing to learn.
Has enthusiasm and energy to be a contributing team member.
Must be physically fit, willing and able to meet all physical demands of the job.
Union Status: Community Living Services Collective Agreement
Own Vehicle Requirements: None
Posting Date: Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Closing Date: Friday, September 30th, 2022 - 4:00 pm
Start Date: ASAP
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living subscribes to the Human Rights Code of Canada and practices fair hiring. This position is open to all applicants and requires union membership.