Licensed Practical Nurse (Casual)
Are you looking for challenging and rewarding employment? Do you want to make a difference and build connections within your community? If yes, we have an opportunity for you.
The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) offers more than a job. Located in Chilliwack, BC, in the beautiful Fraser Valley an hour outside of Vancouver, CSCL has been serving the community since 1954 and has grown to employ over 330 people. Our organization serves people with varying abilities, providing supports that enhance quality of life and promote diversity and community inclusion.
CSCL has been growing rapidly. We offer a fulfilling career, a positive work environment, and generous benefits (If you have been employed by a CSSEA employer member, you may be eligible for porting of wage and vacation). Chilliwack offers affordable housing, minimal traffic, and spectacular mountain views.
CSCL values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of respect, caring & trust. Our organization also values caring and dedicated employees; if this describes you, we welcome your application.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Will support and perform assigned nursing tasks for the individuals in the assigned program.
Must be responsive to personal choices always offering a wide variety of typical recreation and life-skills options.
Will promote the value, importance and need for diversity and inclusion within the whole community
The LPN is a dedicated and knowledgeable member of an organization wide support team. He/she is empowered through an action planning process to provide excellence in service provision.
The LPN must function as a full member of an individual’s care team comprising of: other staff, the individual, family members, social workers, facilitators, school or program staff, and other identified individuals.
Qualifications & Experience:
Must possess a diploma from an approved practical nursing program and current Registration with the College of LPN’s BC.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license and meet all other CSCL employment criteria (Criminal Record Check, Medical Certificate, etc.)
Must possess demonstrated experience delivering residential, recreational, social, vocational, and/or life skills training.
Experience in completing Nursing tasks related to Diabetes Seizure Management are essential.
Experience in using a sliding scale for administering insulin.
Experience in alternative communication methods.
Excellent problem solving, decision making and creative thinking skills and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and skills in dealing with difficult behaviors.
Excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills in English.
Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to use, group process and facilitation techniques.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
Proficient in computer use, including creation of documents, and electronic record keeping.
Able to effectively communication within a multidisciplinary team and with other paraprofessionals.
On call, casual; must be available for shifts including days, evenings and weekends.
As per Community Social Services Collective Agreement ($28.14 – $32.26 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:
To be considered for an interview, complete an online CSCL Employment Application.
Our online application is available on the CSCL website:
The pre-hire documentation mentioned on the website may be submitted either before or after an interview.
Submit pre-hire documents either by:
In Person: 9353 Mary Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4G9
RESUMES ALONE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED