Support worker – social services

Kindale Developmental Association based in Armstrong, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Support worker – social services who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment – Part time leading to full time job. The shift schedules have yet to be determined. The position of Support worker – social services has been approved by the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).

Employer Name: Kindale Developmental Association
Position: Support worker – social services
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: $21.00 hourly for 25 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Armstrong, BC

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a College, CEGEP, or other non-university certificate or diploma from a programme lasting one to two years, or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2 to 3 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have a Community Disability Studies Certificate, a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate, a First Aid Certificate, and a CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be a Developmental services worker�SW)�aining and must have completed Mandt System training as well as the Understanding and Managing Aggressive Behavior (UMAB) course.
  • The candidate must be able to lift 9 kg (20 lbs) and 13.5 kg (30 lbs).
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must be flexible.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate must be bondable.
  • The candidate must have an enhanced reliability security clearance.
  • The candidate should undergo a thorough criminal record check, child welfare check, driver’s validity licence check, driving record check (abstract), medical exam, and Adult Abuse Registry check.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.

Benefits

  • Health, Financial and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive benefits in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • In addition to the Health and Financial benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive Employer-paid learning/training and Free parking.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By mail

PO Box 94
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B0

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
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