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Residential Support Worker for inclusion Powell River Society


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Position:Residential Support Worker
Employer:inclusion Powell River Society
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2023-Sep-28
Salary or Wage:$25.05 to $28.75 per hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Ability to use personal computer and appropriate software effectively to complete the positions work on time. This includes at a minimum file management, e-mail, internet search, and word processing skills
- Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of the community living sector
- Ability to assist in emergencies
- Ability to teach skills and work effectively with others
- Ability to involve individuals in personal and household routines as well as work, recreation and other community activities, where able
- Good organization, time and general management skills
- Ability to participate as a member of a residential team including flexibility
- Ability to assess and interpret human behavior accurately and respond supportively
- Ability to recognize emerging health issues and respond appropriately
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Requirements for Ongoing Employment
- Criminal Record Check (renewable every 5 years)
- TB Test
- A valid WCB-approved First Aid Certificate (OFA Level 1)
- Class 5 driverís license (or those working towards their Class 5)
- Restricted Class 4 driverís license (or those working towards their Class 4)

Duties and Responsibilities

- The Residential Support Worker (RSW) strives to create a warm and comfortable home atmosphere along with a personal relationship that fosters a sense of belonging and empowerment for individuals both at home and in the community
- The RSW facilitates growth and development by providing opportunities for increasing independence and community involvement. The RSW establishes and maintains relationships of trust, security and unconditional support and implements behavior programming focused on teaching effective coping skills to individuals that promotes greater personal autonomy and richer life options
- The RSW effectively carries out routine tasks, programs and structures, with the guidance of consulting professionals, for individuals who may have a variety of complex disabilities
- The RSW is required to provide personal care to the individuals, perform household duties (ie., meal prep, indoor and outdoor chores, laundry, etc.) medication administration and transportation to work, social events or appointments as required and when needed, regardless of day or night shifts

WorkBC Powell River posts this position as a free service for the community. WorkBC Powell River does not screen employers or applicants, and assumes no responsibility or liability for the job posting. Any arrangements are between the job seeker and the employer.