Community Living Support Worker (Posting #19-034)
Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community?
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) offers more than a job. Located in Chilliwack, BC, in the sunny Fraser Valley an hour outside of Vancouver, CSCL has been serving the community since 1954 and has grown to employ over 300 people. Our organization provides support and services to people with varying abilities that enhance quality of life and promote diversity and inclusion within the community.
Come work and live in Chilliwack where you can enjoy affordable housing, minimal traffic, and spectacular mountain views. If you move directly from a CSSEA member Employer you will be eligible for porting wage and vacation, which CSCL will match. CSCL has been growing rapidly and we have a great work environment, generous work benefits, and offer satisfying work. CSCL values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to provide meaningful, personalized support to an individual in their home and community.
Qualifications & Experience:
The The successful applicant must have training and experience in working with persons with complex behavior, health care needs and mental health. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in the area of positive behavioral support. Applicants should be able to follow a structured plan. Applicants must be physically able to meet the demands of the job. A positive and pleasant work attitude, effective communication skills and a solid understanding of consistent work practices are essential. This position will require continued training and working closely with external professionals and working collaboratively with the family.
Must possess a Class 5 Driver’s License, First Aid/CPR Certification, Caring About Food Safety, and be able to meet all other CSCL employment criteria (i.e. Criminal Record Check clearance, Doctor’s Certificate of Good Health, etc.).
Successful applicant must be able to attend all required training shifts.
(24 hours per week.)
Hours will be guaranteed however, days may change to meet the need of the service.
As per Community Social Services Collective Agreement ($19.25 – $22.65 per hour).
Benefits include Extended Health and Dental, as well as participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, when eligible.
This position requires Union membership (BCGEU).
How to Apply:
Complete an online CSCL Employment Application, which is available on our website: http://cscl.org/careers/.
Please Please quote posting number 19-034 on the application.
Please be aware that the function to attach pre-hire documents to the online form has not been implemented. So candidates will have to submit their pre-hire documents either by:
In Person: 9353 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9
A completed CSCL Employment Application and a copy of a valid Class 5 or 4 BC driver’s license must be received before an interview is scheduled.
RESUMES ALONE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!