About the position
Part-time hours: 15-35 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: $21.00-$22.00 per hour
Building Bridges Community Support is looking to expand our team! We are currently seeking a support worker for our people in Sooke. The position may start off part time and extend to full time as new contracts come in. The position is working one to one with adults with diverse abilities in their homes, and around the community. Individuals have a wide range of needs, skills, and abilities.
* MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED OR HAVE AN EXEMPTION (this is CLBC’s mandate for all support workers).
Experience working with people with autism, high behavioural needs, mental health concerns, and/or elderly care is essential. Hours are dependent on the individuals you support. As new contracts come in, there are opportunities to increase your hours.
Pay starts at $21.00, with the opportunity for a raise after the successful completion of a probationary period. Medical benefits after three months of working with us, and working a minimum of 20 hrs/week.
Requirements: (these are the minimum requirements that MUST be met to be considered as a candidate)
- Minimum 2 years experience working with people with diverse abilities, including people: with autism; who have challenging (sometimes violent) behaviours; who have experienced trauma, and/or may be living with mental health challenges; are elderly and living with dementia.
- Driver’s licence
- Driver’s abstract
- Your own reliable vehicle
- Business insurance for vehicle, including $3,000,000 third party liability
- Up to date first aid
- Criminal record check
- Medical competency letter from a doctor
- Diploma/degree in related field (Behaviour Intervention, Community Support Worker, Child and Youth Care, Psychology, Education, etc.)
- Trauma informed
- Non-violent crisis intervention certificate, or other related training
- Awareness and open mindedness around gender identity and sexual orientation
- Experience working with seniors and/or people with dementia
- Knowledge of community resources