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Casual Care Aid- Barriere

Type:
Casual
Location:
Barriere

Interior Community Services is looking to hire casual Care Aids in Barriere, BC.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

· Resident Care Aid or Home Support Worker and one year recent related experience including experience working with seniors with developmental disabilities. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

· Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License

· Valid Emergency First Aid with CPR certification

-TB Testing showing free from TB

· WHMIS 

-CPI, Medical Management and Safe Food Handling training will be provided.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·  Ability to work independently and as an effective team member

·  Ability to do physical requirements of the job - supporting individuals in wheel chairs, walkers etc – lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, constant moving

·  Ability to use lift to assist residents in getting in and out of bed

·  Good knowledge of medication administration and of related policies and procedures

·  Knowledge and ability to follow procedures and techniques to do personal care

·  Knowledge and ability to assist residents in activities of daily living and provide life skills development

·  Good communication, including good documentation skills

·  Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

·  Knowledge and ability in supporting individuals in their life within the community

·  Knowledge and ability to do home tasks:  housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation

·  Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to adhere to the Code of Ethics, confidentiality, policies and values of ICS

·  Ability to drive van when needed both locally and out of town (requires Class 4 unrestricted license).

                                      

OTHER: This is a casual position in which flexible availability to work DAYS, AFTERNOONS and NIGHTS is required.

Casuals must provide a minimum of 12 days of availability per month (4 weekdays, 4 weekends and 4 days of choice). Casuals are booked in advance to cover for vacation, stat holidays, and planned absences and are on-call to cover sick days etc.

Successful applicants must be able to provide a safe driver’s abstract and satisfactory supervisory references and criminal record checks (both RCMP and BC Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Vulnerable sector).

This position is a member of the HEU union. Pay starts at $19.45/hr. Casuals are paid 10.2% on each pay cheque in lieu of vacation and unworked stats.                                                                 

Please submit resume and cover letter to: careers@interiorcommunityservices.bc.ca

Position will remain open until filled