Community Support Worker

Website Valley Integration to Active Living Society

Competition Title:                          Community Support Worker – DH

Program:                                             Dogwood House

Position Status:                                Temporary Full-time

Rotation & Schedule:                   40 hours per week, 5 days per week

Tuesday to Saturday 15:00-23:00

Competition No:                             CSW–TFT –Tuesday to Saturday – EV-01-03-2023(D4)

Posting Date:                                    January 3, 2023

Grid Level:                                         Existing wage (or Grid Level 10)

Dogwood 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 communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency with documentation
  • Familiarity with technology and software programs (Com Vida, Microsoft Word, e-mail, Nucleus )
  • 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 everyday

 

Restrictions & Requirements

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

 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

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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