Residential Support Worker (PT)
Port Alberni Association for Community Living
Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
20h ago

JOB SUMMARY :

The Port Alberni Association for Community Living (PACCL) is accepting applications for Residential Support Workers to work in Port Alberni.

Under the direction of the Program Manager, a Residential Support Worker’s primary responsibility is to provide meaningful, personalized support to individuals in their home and community.

The successful candidate will be empathetic, caring and will be looking for work to balance home life. Tasks include skills training, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care and personal finance coaching and implementing personal care plans.

This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to pursue a career in the social service field that are looking for benefits and vacation time along with stable and reliable work.

You will build skills and experience while supporting others toward their goals and daily needs.

Qualifications and Experience :

  • Completion of a Certificate in Human Services or Health Care or a combination of educations, training and experience.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of theory, principles and practise in the field.
  • Must have experience with complex behavior, personal care, health needs, and mental health.
  • Experience developing personal networks, and establishing activities and schedules that increase community and leisure participation.
  • Ability to support the routines of a typical household.
  • Well-developed crisis intervention, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence.
  • Level One first aid.
  • There is Full Time, Part Time and Casual positions available. Wage starts at $22.68 per hour as per step 2 of the collective agreement.

    There are a variety of shifts including days nights and weekends.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to : Amanda.Dawes paacl.ca

    Amanda Dawes, Human Resource Generalist

    Port Alberni Association for Community Living

    3008 2nd Ave, Port Alberni, BC

    If you have been employed by CSSEA member employer, you may be eligible for porting of wage and vacation entitlements. For more information about PAACL please visit our website at www.paacl.ca

    PAACL thanks all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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