Residential Support Worker - Casual for inclusion Powell River Society


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Position:Residential Support Worker - Casual
Employer:inclusion Powell River Society
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2024-Nov-01
Salary or Wage:$25.05/hr
Full or Part Time:Casual
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Proof of original, dual vaccine for Covid 19 (or proof of current mRNA vaccine tailored to the XBB1.5 variant) is mandatory
- 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
- Grade 12 Post Secondary Diploma or GED Equivalent
- Community Support Worker or Home Support/Care Attendant Certificate
- Consideration given to candidates with prior supportive home care experience
- 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
- The RSW is a dedicated and knowledgeable member of a comprehensive organization wide support team. As such, when deemed qualified with appropriate skills and abilities, they may provide services to individuals in related programs, when required
- The RSW participates in ensuring that the strategic goals and CARF accreditation of the agency are met

Additional Details

- Please note: Shift schedules may change due to operational requirements

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