Adult Support Worker - Residential

Burnaby, BC, Canada Part-time

Are you interested in making a positivie impact in someones life?  Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion is looking for people to support people with Developmental Disabilities in their home and community.  This is a supportive team environment.  Employees in this position are trained for Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and are trained to support people who may use behaviour as a form of communication.

  • To ensure that individuals are connected to family and friends
  • To provide individuals with the opportunity to make meaningful choices,
  • To encourage and recognize individual’s contributions
  • To ensure that individuals are safe and to promote their health and well being

A key component may be to assist individuals gaining knowledge and skills to enhance their independence and/or ability to participate in their community. The position enhances the quality of life for people using a person centred approach and positive behaviour supports.

Education & Qualifications

Graduation from a university or Community College with an appropriate degree or certificate in Human Services OR an equivalent of education and experience will be considered. First Aid/ CPR and Non-violent Intervention training required. A valid BC Driver’s License required. Use of own personal vehicle would be an asset.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Considerable knowledge and experience supporting individuals in residential and community settings is preferred 
  • Knowledge and experience in specialized training related to alternative communication, implementing support plans.
  • Daily input of electronic logbooks, updating documentation, and report writing are required 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently is essential
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals, families, professionals and staff are essential

 ** We thank you all that apply, however; only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. **

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