Community Living Support Worker (Health Care)
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.
CSCL currently has exciting opportunities for full time, part time, and casual employment providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to be an integral part of 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 for individuals in their home and community. Successful applicants will be physically capable of performing safe transferring techniques and participating in all aspects of recreation and leisure activities (e.g. swimming).
Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will have relevant post-secondary education and/or experience in supporting individuals with varying degrees of developmental and physical disabilities. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of current issues and practices, human values in delivery of service, and a strong ability to plan and work independently while actively involving individuals in this process. A positive and pleasant work attitude, effective communication skills and the ability to relate positively to the public are essential.
Must possess or be willing & able to obtain a valid BC Class 4 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.).
On Call – Casual; Must be available for shifts including days, evenings and weekends. Casual hours are available with the possibility of leading to part-time or full-time positions.
As per Community Social Services Collective Agreement. ($19.45 – $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 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, 4, or 7 BC driver’s license must be received before an interview is considered.
RESUMES ALONEWILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!