Residential Care Worker at SSCS in Canada

Sea to Sky Community Services

SSCS is currently seeking compassionate and dedicated residential care worker to join their team in Canada. In this role, selected candidate will provide support and care to individuals living in their residential facilities. Your responsibilities will include assisting with daily living activities, providing emotional support, and ensuring the safety and well-being of residents. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, excellent communication skills, and a genuine desire to help others. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable individuals and are looking for a rewarding career, they would love to hear from you. Apply now to join their team at SSCS and make a positive impact in your community.

Responsibilities of Residential Care Worker:

  • Participates in goal setting and program planning (Individual Service Plan) for
    individuals living in a residence.
  • Assists residents with meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care skills and
    personal finance and implements personal service plans.
  • Assists clients with activities of daily living such as feeding, lifts, transfers, hygiene,
    grooming and toileting. This may include transfer of function duties.
  • Supports residents to locate and access community resources and provides.
    opportunities for social connections in accordance with their individual service plans.
  • Works with the residential team to maintain a safe and healthy environment for the
  • Administers medication to clients in accordance with established policy.
  • Facilitates the involvement of family members and friends in the lives of the residents.
  • Transports and assists residents to attend appointments, shopping or leisure activities.
  • Performs residence maintenance and housekeeping duties such as laundry,
    sweeping, mopping floors, mowing lawns, inventory, shopping, cleaning equipment
    and food services.
  • Reports repair and maintenance concerns to the Residential
  • Works with the residential team to identify areas of concern and improve service.
    Provides constructive input and recommendations to improve existing policies,
    procedures and protocols.
  • Maintains documentation such as charting, communications logs, daily activities of
    residents and financial records as required.
  • Attends staff meetings, staff development and in-service training sessions as directed.
    by Residential Supervisor.
  • Maintains liaison with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Requirements for Residential Care Worker at SSCS in Canada:

  • Certificate in related human/social service field.
  • One (1) year recent related experience.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate in Residential Care.
  • Valid Food Safe certificate.
  • Valid class 4 BC driver’s license.

Job skills and abilities:

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work as part of a team with a variety of staff, professionals, and other.
    members of the community.
  • Commitment and interest in the field of service to individuals living with a
    developmental disability with preference given to direct experience working in the
    field of Community Living.
  • Experience working with people who live with disabilities or mental health.

Benefits and Perks:

Healthcare: They offer an extended health program through Group Health that covers MSP
premiums, dental, vision, prescription medication, select alternative therapies, life insurance,
and long-term disability. They also have an Employee and Family Assistance program. The
premiums of the plan are 100% paid by the employer.
Vacation & Leave: Employees accumulate 6% vacation pay on all hours worked in the first.
and second year of employment. After the first two years of employment, they earn one.
additional day of vacation per year of service, to a maximum of 35 workdays.
Retirement Pension: When eligible, an employee will be enrolled in the Municipal Pension
Plan with a matching contribution by SSCS.

About SSCS:

Founded in 1978, Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) is one of BC’s most respected and
established community service organizations. They operate within a large geographic area –
from Pemberton to Britannia Beach – supporting individuals and families living in the Sea to
Sky Corridor. They offer 41 programs and services, including early childhood development,
childcare, affordable housing, outreach, counselling, family support, seniors and youth
services, community living services and respite. They provide a range of services that support.
their communities and residents through all ages and stages of their lives. Last year, SSCS
served 6500 individuals and families in their region.

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