Community Living BC

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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Role:

As an Activity Worker at CLBC, you will perform a variety of duties to assist with social/recreational programming and client care.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, preparing, and carrying out individual and group activities
  • Participating with the multi-disciplinary team by providing input on assessment, development, activation, and evaluation of behavioural support plans and programs
  • Providing input and feedback on program activities at regular planning meetings, such as client participation during activities
  • Accompanying individuals on community outings or to appointments
  • Supporting clients with planning, problem-solving and social skills in the community, and daily living skills
  • Participating as a member of the code white team and utilizing skills as per MANDT training
  • Teaching and supporting individuals in psychosocial, life and personal care skills
  • Assisting with vocational and social skill development

In this role, you:

  • will work with individuals with mental health and behavioural challenges
  • may have the need to restrain and seclude aggressive individuals per a Safety Plan and under the direction of the team
  • assist in emergencies by initiating CPR or alerting emergency medical services
  • operate equipment to lift patients in and out of beds and wheelchairs

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 completion of a Therapeutic Recreation diploma, plus 2 years of recent, related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • MANDT or similar certification
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience:
    • working within mental health, developmental disability services, and the community
    • developing and identifying community opportunities for people with a broad range of developmental disabilities
    • working with individuals with challenging behaviours, mobility impairments, and alternative communication systems
    • following and implementing Positive Behaviour Support and Safety Plans

Transportation:
Must be able to drive in winter conditions, throughout BC. Possession of a valid class 5 driver's license. Ability to acquire and maintain a class 4 driver's license, if required. Use of own vehicle required on expenses.

Shift: Friday and Saturday, 8 am-4 pm with additional relief work. Possibility of full-time hours in January.

Location: The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated tertiary care mental health service. Our team provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for individuals ages 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behaviour issue. PAC is located at Healing Spirit House.

Additional Info:

This is an auxiliary position
Term/Status: Temporary
Classification/Salary: MHSW R13 - Starts at $26.70 per hour

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).

An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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