Overview

PLEA Community Services Adult Support Worker Temporary in Vancouver, BC

PLEA Community Services

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Adult Support Worker
Location:
Vancouver, BC

A Bachelor of Arts in the social sciences, human services, health or a related discipline is preferred; PLEA Community Services Society of BC is currently…

PLEA Community Services Society of BC is currently accepting applications for the position of Temporary Full-Time Adult Support worker for the FolkStone Program. The incumbent is responsible for providing support to residents including planning and implementing a range of activities that are aligned with the goals identified in their service and nursing plans, recognize their individual strengths, preferences and circumstances, and support their healthy development, and sense of success and well-being. Provides support to Family Caregivers as directed, and responds to critical incidents.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Arts in the social sciences, human services, health or a related discipline is preferred; alternatively a combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.
  • At least one year recent experience working in programs with individuals who have complex personal, social, and healthcare needs and are living with developmental disabilities, an acquired brain injury, FASD, dementia and mental health issues, and their families/caregivers.

Other Requirements:

  • This position requires BCGEU union membership.
  • This position requires a flexible schedule of days, evenings and weekends and is based on 35 working hours/week.
  • Use of personal vehicle is required.

The position deals with confidential information and requires that the incumbent be highly trustworthy. A criminal record check must be undertaken. No offer of employment will be made prior to the granting of security clearance.
PLEA is committed to employment equity. Please note that PLEA conducts primary source verification of applicant’s credentials including education, training, work history and licensure.

PLEA requires documentation that applicants are legally approved to work in Canada.

Closing Date for Applications: Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4:30pm

Please quote posting number 90ASW091916 in subject line of your email correspondence or in your cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Temporary

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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