Community Support Worker

Internal/External Job Posting
Competition Title: Community Support Worker – AH
Program: Abbott House
Position Status: Full-time
Rotation & Schedule: 40 hours per week, 5 days per week
Thursday – Monday 15:00-23:00
Competition No: CSW–FT – Thursday – Monday -EV-01-03-2023(A1)
Posting Date: January 3, 2023
Grid Level: Existing wage (or Grid Level 10)

Abbott House has an opening for a Community Support Worker The goal of our program is to promote
quality of life for all residents by encouraging independence, maximizing emotional/physical well- being and enhancing social and
community connections.  A keen and thorough understanding of person centered planning is essential.

Job Duties
• Responsible for a range of services for children and youth with developmental disabilities
and/or mental illness and their families
• Support individuals with maintaining a standard that will ensure that they are seen positively
by their friends, family and community
• Promote and maximize independence in the group residence, and community settings by providing
opportunities for persons served to learn and practice new skills while developing their gifts,
talents, qualities and abilities
• Provide assistance with all activities of daily living, including but not limited to: personal
care, community activities, medical appointments, providing meals, and following care plans as
outlined by professionals
• Maintain positive working relationships with all professionals involved in the care of the
individuals
• Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing documentation of Person Centered
Plans (PCPs)

Required Qualifications
• To be knowledgeable and adhere to all care plans
• Driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract
• To be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
• Cleared Criminal Records Check and MCFD Check
• Record of immunizations and a clear TB test
• First Aid Certificate

Desired Qualifications
• Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate boundaries in the group home,
community settings and with families
• Excellent verbal and written communicationskills
• Demonstrate proficiency with documentation
• Familiarity with technology and software programs (Com Vida, Microsoft Word, e-mail, Nucleus
etc.)
• Demonstrate ability to seek out activities both in and outside the community that meet the
goals of the persons served while promoting fun
• Demonstrate ability to administer medications according to the MAR sheet with close attention
to detail
• Be enthusiastic and ready to have fun every day

Restrictions & Requirements
• This position requires BCGEU membership (attained upon hiring)
• This position is open to all applicants

Application & Selection Process

Applicants must submit expressions of interest via email to hiring@vitals.ca by 4:30PM, Tuesday
January 10, 2023

Expressions of interest must include:
• Competition title and number
• Resume indicating all qualifications and experience the applicant wishes to have considered
• Cover letter demonstrating how those qualifications and experience fit the applicant for the
position
Valley Integration to Active Living Society (V.I.T.A.L. Society) is committed to a diverse-positive
view in hiring, while proactively pursuing the cultural competence necessary to provide a safe and
welcoming social, physical, and informational space for all applicants.

The Society defines accessibility as the ability to access and benefit from environments and/or
services, and is committed to providing universal access throughout the hiring process.

Applicants requiring access to fair and equal process m
their cover letter. Applicants will be contacted to make the necessary arrangements.

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@vitals.ca

VITAL Society
V.I.T.A.L. Society
 
Location: 
Valley Integration to Active Living Society
156-D Government Street
Duncan, British Columbia
V9L 1A2
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