Community Support Worker

Nelson CARES Society
Posted 22 days ago
$25.95 per hour
Part Time

Job Description

The Community Support Worker (CSW) is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting the development and independence of all the residents participating in the program with health and safety as a priority. This is a unionized position.

Two permanent part-time positions are available:

1.  20 hrs/wk, Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm (this is a benefitted position upon successful completion of probation period). Please quote Job Posting #4_2024 when applying.

2.  12 hrs/wk, Thursday to Saturday from 5 pm – 9 pm. Please quote Job Posting #7_2024 when applying.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists the residents in all aspects of their care including their physical, social, emotional, spiritual, educational, recreational, and vocational development while promoting their dignity and independence.
• Participates, with resident(s) whenever possible, in all aspects of household chores and maintenance including laundry, meal planning and preparation, general house cleaning, room management, grocery shopping.
• Ensures residents receive medication as per the Medication Administration policy and individual health care plan (training will be provided).
• Ensures residents’ safety and well being by following all relevant policies and procedures, licensing requirements, and emergency evacuation procedures.
• Provides transportation for resident as required.

Required Qualifications:
• A minimum High School Diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants with a Diploma in Classroom and Community Support Worker and/or Long-Term Care Aide Certificates or relevant experience and qualifications.
• Proof of full COVID vaccination
• A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License or its equivalent from another province:
o Please do not apply if you do not possess a valid Class 5 equivalent driver’s license.

Required certificates (Successful candidates will be given 3 months to provide requirements):
o Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR C (two-day course)
o A clean Driver’s Abstract
o Criminal Record Check (to be completed by NCARES once hired, fee to be paid by applicant)
o TB Skin Test
o Food Safe Certificate

Start date: As soon as possible and position is open until filled

Please e-mail a cover letter and current resume with e-mail addresses of three references to:
Services for Community Living Program Manager
Please quote the appropriate job posting number

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