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Support Worker for Strive Living Society


How To Apply

Position:Support Worker
Employer:Strive Living Society
Sector:Health Care
Closing Date:2023-Oct-02
Salary or Wage:$24.25 per hour
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


Job qualifications include (if you do not have all of these, but demonstrate you are a good fit for the position, Strive may be able to assist you to acquire some of these requirements):
- Class 5 BC Driver’s License required and clean driver’s abstract
- Minimum of 1-year of experience (or combination of education and experience)
- Positive Behaviour Management Training
- Criminal Record Check Clearance
- First Aid and CPR Certificate
- Food Safe Certificate
- Currently staffing for a new residence – shifts vary from 4 to 12 hours in a day

The ideal applicant shall possess:
- Knowledge and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health concerns, and behaviours
- An understanding of the needs and barriers faced by individuals with various abilities
- Command of English language with ability to communicate effectively and complete daily documentation
- Ability to understand and follow health care plans, personal protocols, schedules, and activities
- Ability to follow policies and procedures, including health and safety policies
- An understanding of the difference between creating independence vs. creating dependence
- Competence to safely accompany/transport individuals to appointments and activities in the community
- Knowledge and experience with community resources, integration, and teaching life skills
- The physical ability to perform all the duties required of the position

Duties and Responsibilities

Our Support Workers assist children, youth, and adults who have various physical, developmental, and/or mental health issues to live, engage, play, and thrive in their homes and communities. We are seeking workers who not only have experience but also a caring attitude and fun personality.

Additional Details

Join us for the exciting opening of a new residence – shifts vary over the week and day.

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.