Community Support Worker

  • Part Time
  • Duncan, BC
  • Salary: $18.47 - $21.51 per hour

Website Clements Centre

CLEMENTS CENTRE SOCIETY    ~    INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

DATE: February 5, 2019

POSITION: Community Support Worker – Permanent Part Time

SALARY: $18.47 – $21.51 per hour

LOCATION: Duncan BC

HOURS: 24 hours per week

START DATE: As soon as possible

COMPETITION: RY-02-05-19-PPT

CLOSING DATE: Until suitable candidate is found

Job Summary: The Community Support Worker provides care for the residents and participates as part of the team responsible for implementing all aspects of their program, including the organization’s policies, procedures and philosophy. On both an individual and group basis, the Community Support Worker supports the quality of life for the residents by ensuring that their physical, social, educational and health needs are met.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Experience in supporting individuals with disabilities in a residential setting
  • Valid WCB approved First Aid and CPR certification
  • TB test (negative)
  • Current, satisfactory criminal record search
  • Class 4 driver’s license unrestricted
  • CSW Certificate or equivalent education and experience preferred, minimum Grade 12
  • Food Safe Certificate

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of theory, values and practices in community living including support systems
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate, provide personalized support and teach life skills to residents
  • Ability to work alone and unsupervised, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to perform lifts and transfers of clients

Personal Attributes:

  • Positive role model including modeling a healthy lifestyle
  • Empathy, warmth, and understanding
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers, and organizations

Please Note:

  • The successful candidate will begin employment at the Residence Saturday through Tuesday 15:30 – 21:30
  • This position is open to male and female applicants and requires Union membership
  • Applicants may request that a Union observer sit on the selection committee in the capacity of a disinterested party
  • This position may become open to external applicants on the eighth day of posting
  • If this position is advertised externally, closing date on external advertisement shall prevail
  • This position will remain open until a qualified candidate is found
  • May be required to use personal vehicle
  • Successful applicant must acquire unrestricted Class IV drivers’ license in order to pass the three month trial period

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to: dolaussen@clementscentre.org

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Please note: This job posting has been provided by an employer external to Global Vocational Services Inc. GVS is not responsible for the accuracy of the content or the conduct of the employer.

To apply for this job email your details to dolaussen@clementscentre.org.